|Placed On:||31st October 2022|
|Closes:||31st July 2023|
31 July 2023
Start Date: September 2023
Postgraduate Teaching Bursary Awards
Financial support for PGCE Secondary trainee teachers is available. You could get a £20,000 tax-free bursary while you train. Check your eligibility for financial support, and find out more about the awards available.
Further financial support in the form of maintenance and tuition fee loans is available for all subjects from the Department for Education.
As one of the UK's leading centres for research and teaching in education, UEA’s 38-week, full-time Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Primary and Secondary Teacher Training programmes have been developed in close partnership with schools across East Anglia. We offer both School Direct and University-led routes. Our training will provide you with skills and resilience for a rewarding teaching career.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): PGCE Secondary Science (specialising in Biology)
How to Apply
Please submit your application for admission to the GOV.UK service called Apply for teacher training.
Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia
The School of Education and Lifelong Learning has a reputation for excellence in Initial Teacher Education and over 30 years’ of experience in training teachers.
Our PGCE courses are offered with Master’s credits, which means that as well as graduating with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in England and Wales, you will gain credits towards a Master’s degree. At UEA you will gain 90 Master’s credits, which is the equivalent of half a Master’s degree, providing a strong foundation for the rest of your teaching career.
Throughout your PGCE you will benefit from the expertise drawn from across our educational community. You will learn from leading experts and be supported by our dedicated and specialist tutors who are both academics and experienced teachers.
The School of Education and Lifelong Learning is internationally recognised for the quality of its educational research. Our research has made a difference in schools across the country, influencing approaches to managing classroom behaviour, understanding students’ motivation, and creating effective communities for learning.
UEA is a top 25 UK university (Complete University Guide 2022) with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research and is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022).
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