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The School of Teacher Education offers a unique undergraduate degree, as well as range of postgraduate programmes.

Undergraduate degrees 

BA Primary Education (QTS)

Our Primary Education with Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) degree will give you the skills to engage, motivate and inspire young learners. The three-year degree will equip you with the depth of knowledge, skills and understanding required to become an outstanding and ambitious Primary Teacher. You will be given a range of opportunities to gain significant experience teaching in a wide range of our partner schools. Visit our Primary Education (QTS) course page

Postgraduate degrees 

PGCE Early Years (QTS)

The PGCE Early Years (3-7) course is particularly intensive.  You can be timetabled from Monday morning until 6pm on a Friday. You will study across a number of areas including; initial professional development covering the principles of the teaching profession, the EYFS areas of learning including Prime and Specific areas such as Communication and Language, Physical Development, Personal, Social and Emotional development, Literacy, Maths, Expressive Arts and Design and Understanding the World. Visit our PGCE Early Years (QTS) course page

PGCE Primary (QTS)

The PGCE Primary (5-11) course is a postgraduate qualification aimed at high-quality graduates wishing to pursue a career in primary teaching. It is an intensive, demanding yet very rewarding programme running from late August to July Tutors are dedicated to individual student support and to working closely with our partners in local schools. Visit our PGCE Primary (QTS) course page

PGCE Secondary (QTS)

All our PGCE Secondary courses run within the context of the Liverpool Hope Partnership. This combines the best of the university training with high-quality professional placements in a range of schools, academies and colleges. Throughout, you will experience high quality training and learn the latest approaches and strategies to enable you to become an outstanding Hope Teacher, fully prepared to start your new career. Visit our PGCE Secondary (QTS) course page


Liverpool Hope University is one of the country's leading providers of Initial Teacher Education. The PGDE in Further and Post-Compulsory Education is a Master's level qualification which is aimed at high quality graduates wishing to pursue a teaching career in further education colleges, work-based learning, adult
education, community education, offender education and the charitable sector. Visit our PGDE in FE course page

MA/MEd Professional Practice

The MA/MEd in Professional Practice is an innovative and flexible programme that gives education practitioners, within a variety of settings, the opportunity to carry out Masters level study. The programme is practice focused and professionally relevant. It provides you with the opportunity to research and improve your own practice by discovering new skills that can be gained from studying a range of specialist subjects to an advanced academic level. Visit our MA/MEd Professional Practice course page

Education Doctorate EdD 

The Doctor of Education (EdD) has been specifically designed to meet the needs of educational professionals in teaching, management or administration in a range of sectors. Students recruited to the programme come from occupations such as teaching, advisory roles, police work, social work and in the health sector, and often but not always hold senior positions. Visit our Education Doctorate EdD course page

School Direct

Our School Direct Partnership believes that it is vital that all of our trainees have the academic and theoretical underpinning to become outstanding practitioners within the field of Education. This is why we make it compulsory for all trainees completing a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) to study at Masters level. Visit our School Direct course page