PGCE courses - become a qualified teacher

Teaching is far more than a job. For many, it’s a calling, a burning desire to make a difference.To inspire the next generation and arm children with the skills and knowledge they will need to lead well-informed lives and go onto have fulfilling careers themselves. University College Birmingham offers three different pathways for those interested in becoming a qualified teacher. 

Discover more information by viewing the course pages below and hearing what our students have to say about their experience.


"If you are really serious about a career in teaching, the choice of university is crucial to reaching your career goal, and UCB is definitely the type of university that can help you achieve your teaching career goals. It offers great resources which are easily accessible, and the lecturers are very approachable and supportive. The best part of the course was the quality of the placements which gave me invaluable experience, confidence and preparation for my current teaching role."

Sofia Khan – PGCE Primary Education QTS


Attend an open day

Open days are the perfect opportunity to find out more about the course you are interested in studying, and to discover more about University College Birmingham. 



Open day


Order a prospectus

View our wide-range of courses and learn more about our state-of-the-art facilities. Our prospectus is available to view online and can also be ordered as a printed version.