Teacher training at UEA enables you to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a UEA Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), with 90 Master’s level credits.

You also get the support you need to thrive in a profession that is both rewarding and challenging.

At UEA, we are committed to supporting equality, diversity and inclusion in the Teaching Profession to reflect the dynamic and diverse nature of UK society, and to offer positive role models for all school students. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and life circumstances, including minority ethnic backgrounds and those with disabilities. We also welcome and encourage applicants with other protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss our courses and how they could support you in becoming a positive role model for young people in the teaching profession.

Teacher Training Open Events

Interested in a career in teaching? Attend our events to get advice and information on becoming a teacher.

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PGCE Bursaries and Scholarship

As part of a broad commitment to ensure funding your teacher training does not pose a barrier to your application, we offer a variety of bursaries and scholarships.

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PGCE Bursaries and Scholarships

How to apply

Before making your application to the UEA PGCE(M) on the GOV website, please take the time to explore the information available via the links in the left-hand menu.

Use GOV.UK to apply for a postgraduate teacher training course to teach in a state primary or secondary school, or in further education. In case you have any questions about your application or our course, please contact our PGCE Admissions Team.

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Primary PGCE

Secondary PGCE

PGCE School Placements

Funding Your PGCE


Continuing professional development (CPD)

Events and experience

Frequently asked questions

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