BCU Education students during a lesson.
BCU Education students during a maths lesson.
BCU Education student during an early learning lesson.

High Standards

Training: We are the top university providing education training in the West Midlands, and 25th in the UK.
(Guardian University Guide 2016)

A leading provider of education

As one of the country's leading providers of education and teacher training we enjoy an enviable reputation for delivering the highest quality courses.

We offer a range of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in education, childhood and youth and in university-based initial teaching training (ITT). We also work with Teaching Schools and School Alliances in the delivery of the School Direct programme. We are the West Midlands regional provider for the pioneering education charity, Teach First.

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Expert help and advice

Our graduates are shaping the world, achieving things they never imagined.

Jamie Barry gives you his top tips on how to get ahead in Education and succeed in your chosen career.

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Skills tests for trainee teachers

Skills tests for trainee teachers

Find out more about the professional skills tests in numeracy and literacy for initial teacher training and how we can support you.

Professional skills test

Life as a secondary school teacher

PGCE Secondary videos

To give you an insight into life as a secondary teacher, our PGCE Secondary students and graduates share their experiences in our new videos.
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Initial Teacher Training

Initial Teacher Training

We train more teachers than any other university in the West Midlands and enjoy strong partnerships with over 1,000 schools, colleges and training organisations across the region.

Education, Childhood and Youth

Education, Childhood & Youth

We offer a range of courses that explore children and childhood in contemporary society. These courses are designed to prepare you for a number of careers relating to babies, children and young people.

CPD and postgraduate courses

Postgraduate Courses

We offer a range of professional development and postgraduate courses that will enhance your expertise and ensure your skills are up to date so that you can thrive in your chosen career.

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