Teaching at primary school can be a challenge, but it can also be an extremely satisfying and rewarding career. It's important that primary teachers are skilful, knowledgeable and caring individuals, which is why our PGCE course will give you the best start to your teaching profession. We'll help you develop as an independent learner, gaining the beliefs, values and self-motivation to be a successful educator when working with young children.
Our popular PGCE courses are highly-rated by both students and external organisations, helping hundreds to advance into careers as primary teachers. Your university lessons will involve studying 2 modules at masters level, taught by highly-committed and effective tutors who will help you achieve new levels in your professional development. You'll learn everything you need to be a confident and knowledgeable teacher, with a wealth of classroom experience to give you the best start to your future.
School Direct Places Available - School Direct is a fantastic way for you to achieve your PGCE with qualified teacher status via one of our School Direct Alliances. Get a head start on joining a school by working as you learn. View current opportunities.
Begin your Teaching Career with the St Ninian Federation! - The St Ninian Catholic Schools Federation in Carlisle is working with the University of Cumbria to offer a limited number of Primary PGCE places on our Carlisle campus, where the placement opportunities will be offered in predominantly Catholic Schools. If you would like further information, please contact us on 01228 616234 or apply through the UCAS link above quoting code 325Z.