This one year programme leads to a PGCE, recommendation for QTS and 60 credits at Master's level.
On our University led PGCE route, you will receive training at the University and have placements in any of our partner schools, giving you a broad range of experiences. You'll be closely supported by a mentor and tutor during this time.
You will have three placements in at least two different schools. The location and types of schools are wide-ranging, the vast majority are either in Bristol or commutable from Bristol. Some schools are based in Devon. The 2-week primary school placement which takes place in September must be in a school in England.
You will receive an excellent teacher training that combines theory with practice whichever route you choose. We offer teacher training for the following subjects.
Where would we be without words? And why do writers in English so frequently use alliteration? The English programme invites you to ask and answer these questions and more.
Geography isn’t just about maps. On our Geography PGCE you will discover how to help pupils find out about our world and the people it contains.
Important lessons come from history. Train as a history teacher and bring history to life for young people.
Our Mathematics PGCE trains you how to support those who struggle and how to test those who excel. Learn how to take your pupils from basic mental arithmetic to algebra and Pythagoras.
Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish)
MFL teaching is exciting, rewarding and challlenging; our comprehensive and rigorous MFL course will equip you to meet all the challenges and to enjoy your career as a languages teacher.
Help young people learn how to make great music. Our Music PGCE includes a range of musical instruments, influences and technology.
Discover how to engage young people in exploring world religions and the different themes and topics within.
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
Develop as a confident, effective practitioner who can teach science and your specialist subject in ways that deepen pupils' understanding and motivate them to take their study of science further.
Benefits of the University-led PGCE
Our initial teacher education programmes have been ranked as outstanding in every category by Ofsted.
Initial Teacher Education (PGCE and School Direct) Office
Phone: +44 (0) 117 331 4492
School of Education
University of Bristol
35 Berkeley Square
Bristol, BS8 1JA
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