PGCE at Bath Spa
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PGCE at Bath Spa

Change lives. Teach.

Train to teach with Bath Spa University.

Why choose Bath Spa?

  • We have over 70 years' experience in training teachers.
  • 98% of our PGCE students gain their final award.
  • Benefit from connections to 670+ schools, colleges and early learning settings in the region.
  • Get continual support from your Academic Tutor.
  • Combine real-world experience with up-to-date research.
  • We’re committed to social justice and our four core principles: creativitycollaborationcritical thinking and care.

Teacher Education events

Meet our dedicated staff and current students, learn more about routes into teaching, and get to grips with entry requirements, fees and funding at one of our Teacher Education events.

Upcoming events

  • Thursday 25 January 2024 – Sion Hill, 6.30pm-8pm
  • Saturday 24 February 2024 – Sion Hill, 10am-12pm
  • Tuesday 26 March 2024 – Newton Park, 6.30pm-8pm
  • Saturday 11 May 2024 – Sion Hill, 10am-12pm

Funding your PGCE

Government grants

The UK Government offers Initial Teacher Training (ITT) funding to trainee teachers. This is administered by Bath Spa University in accordance with criteria determined by the Department for Education.

Information about ITT funding can be found here:

Additional funding

There are a wide range of funding possibilities for PGCE students, including a variety of scholarships and bursaries.

Consider your options

Decide which one of our PGCE courses is right for you.

Browse our prospectus

Find out more about life at Bath Spa and the courses we offer.

Keep up-to-date

Register for updates and we’ll send you information about PGCE events.

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Take the next step

Apply online through the Department for Education's Apply system.

Any questions?

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