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You can apply directly to the Primary Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programme through one of the University’s Lead Partner (ITE) Hubs.

These ITE Hubs are formed of local alliances of schools. Our programme is fully integrated, so students recruited by the University and those recruited by Lead Partners learn together.

This route might benefit you if you need to be placed in a particular location or wish to build a relationship with your placement schools before the programme begins.


Read before applying

If you are thinking of applying to become a teacher, please read our helpful tips leaflet, Have you considered training to teach?

Look at this leaflet for advice on planning your application and preparing for an interview on one of our primary or secondary postgraduate teaching programmes.

Apply now

Apply for teacher training is the service where you can apply for postgraduate teacher training.

You can apply for up to four teaching programmes in your application.  

Apply now for postgraduate teacher training

Visit the Department for Education (DfE) Get into Teaching website for more information on ways to train.


Teacher training events

Come to a Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education event. These events cover all routes into teaching for Early Years, Primary and Secondary Postgraduate programmes.

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The mixed format of the course with blocks of university study and school placements, enabled me to immediately put my learning into practice and consolidate my understanding in real life situations.

Sarah Barnard

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