PGCE Primary Courses

Find out more about PGCE Primary courses

We offer a range of PGCE courses at Primary Education level. If you're passionate about shaping young minds at this key stage in their development and committed to ensuring all children reach their potential, primary teaching could be for you.

PGCE Primary Courses

We offer a range of PGCE Primary courses that allow you to become a general Primary teacher or specialise in Early Years, Mathematics, PE or SEN.

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Why I love being a teacher

Find out why final-year BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS student, Catherine, loves being a teacher.

My rewarding career

Surviving a PGCE

Check out these ten top tips for becoming a teacher from BCU Secondary Drama PGCE graduate, Natalie Rose.

Survival guide to PGCE

Open Days

We’re offering a series of opportunities for you to come onto campus this autumn. You will have the opportunity to have a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities, view accommodation and meet current students. Visit one of our Open Days and discover just what we have to offer.



We spoke to some West Midlands' Primary pupils to find out what they think makes a great teacher.

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Find your home from home at BCU. Queen’s Hospital Close offers hassle-free accommodation located on Bath Row, which is just a 20-minute walk to City South Campus and less than a mile from the Bull Ring’s renowned shopping and the city centre’s restaurants and bars.

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From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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