Taught course

PGCE Primary Education

University of Southampton · Southampton Education School

Entry requirements

Please see our entry requirements pages for full details https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/primary-pgce

Months of entry


Course content

Join a Primary PGCE programme at the University of Southampton to equip yourself with the very latest education research and practice.
  • In partnership with over 200 local schools and colleges
  • Versatile programme structure to support your route into teaching
  • Opportunities to study abroad
Each programme will provide you with extensive, supervised school or college experience during your study. You’ll engage with research-led approaches to enhance the quality of teaching you can offer your students and begin your career with confidence.
You'll develop into a confident teacher who can improve the progress and outcomes of the children you teach. Our PGCE Primary courses also allow you to gain credits towards a master’s degree. This will strengthen your career prospects and progression even further.
You’ll join a close-knit and diverse learning community, we offer an exceptional academic experience, with small-group teaching that allows you to explore topics in depth and plenty of support to ensure you achieve your potential. Talk to us for support through the consideration and application process.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
023 8059 4732