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Teacher training degrees

We’ve over a century of experience training excellent teachers and strong links with schools and employers. Our courses are also rated good by Ofsted for our Early Years, Primary, Secondary, and Further Education and Training teaching (Ofsted, 2023).

Study education at the University of Greenwich


Senior teaching fellow Suzy Hails and primary education student Claudine Henney discuss our teaching programmes

Our courses

We offer around 30 teacher education courses, including BA Hons and PGCE qualifications. At undergraduate level, you can study primary education, or a one-year lifelong learning professional certificate in education. Postgraduates can choose from a number of specialist PGCEs.

Assessment Only Route to Qualified Teacher Status

Are you a primary secondary teacher looking for career progression? Study our 3-month Assessment-Only Route to Qualified Teacher Status.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

International Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Online)

Improve your skills to teach in international schools with this online International Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

  • Mode: Distance
  • Subject: Education studies; Teacher training

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Further Education and Training)

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) will support you in gaining the skills to become a teacher in the Further Education sector.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Primary Education (3-11) (Provider-led School-based) with QTS, PGCE

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you will be able to impact some of the most crucial years of a child's development? Our PGCE Primary (School based) course is for you.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Primary Education (3-11) (Provider-led University-based) with QTS, PGCE

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you will be able to impact some of the most crucial years of a child's development? Our PGCE Primary (university based) course is for you.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Primary Education with QTS (5-11), BA Hons

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you will be able to impact some of the most crucial years of a child's development? Our BA Hons Primary Education course is for you!

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Professional Certificate in Education (Further Education and Training)

Our Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) will give you the skills to become a teacher in the Further Education sector.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (Further Education and Training)

Our Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) will give you the skills to become a teacher in the Further Education sector.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

School Direct Training Programme (Secondary), PGCE

Combine secondary school-based training and university-based courses with this School Direct Training Programme PGCE.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary Education Science with Chemistry, PGCE

Share your passion in chemistry with the next generation. Become a secondary school chemistry teacher with our PGCE Secondary Education Science.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary PGCE (11-19) (Provider-led School-based) with QTS

Secondary school teachers don't just educate; they shape the futures of young adults. Become a fully qualified secondary school teacher with this school based PGCE course.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary PGCE with QTS (11-19) (Provider-led) (Mathematics)

Turn your passion and skill with maths into a rewarding career. Learn to motivate and nurture the next generation of students with a PGCE in mathematics at secondary level.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary PGCE with QTS (11-19) (Provider-led) (Physical Education)

Interested in teaching sport? Want a rewarding career as a PE teacher? Begin your training at Greenwich with a PGCE in Physical Education at secondary level.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary PGCE with QTS (11-19) (Provider-led) (Science with Biology)

Become a biology teacher and inspire pupils to embrace the natural sciences. Begin your training with a secondary education PGCE in science.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary PGCE with QTS (11-19) (Provider-led) (Science with Chemistry)

Want to be a secondary school chemistry teacher? Begin your training at Greenwich with a secondary level PGCE in science with chemistry.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Secondary PGCE with QTS (11-19) (Provider-led) (Science with Physics)

As a physics teacher, you will share your knowledge and enthusiasm with secondary school pupils and promote an interest in science. Begin your training at Greenwich.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Teacher training

Train to Teach at Greenwich


What did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher? Work with young people? Study education? It’s not too late.

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Current research includes the experiences and motivations of school mentors, imposter syndrome among newly qualified teachers, models of assessment in secondary science, and mastery in primary mathematics.

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