Teacher Training

Teacher Training

Discover comprehensive training, a stimulating and state-of-the-art learning environment, expert tuition and a first-rate placement experience.

Initial teacher training at Edge Hill University ranked in the top two in the North West for teaching and personal development in the National Student Survey 2016.

Edge Hill University has been at the forefront of initial teacher training for 130 years and is one of the leading providers in the country. Whether you wish to specialise in early years, primary, secondary or further education, you will be part of a highly stimulating learning environment and gain extensive experience in a variety of settings.


Primary and Early Years Initial Teacher Training

Secondary Initial Teacher Training

Further Education and Training

You may also be interested in studying Children and Young People, Education or Psychology.

Student Profiles

  • Fazila Saleh

    BA (Hons) Secondary English Education with QTS
    All of the tutors are extremely approachable and prepared to go the extra mile to help us achieve our goals.
  • Gavin Williams

    BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology Education with QTS
    “I am thankful that Edge Hill University, and the people within it, have given me the confidence to change my life."
  • Josh Murray

    BSc (Hons) Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology Education with QTS
    It has been particularly rewarding for me as I have now obtained my first teaching post at a school where I did my second year placement, making all of the hard work and commitment to my studies worth every minute.
  • Rochelle Harris

    BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS
    At the moment I'm spending a lot of time in schools, trying to gain as much experience as I can.
  • Steven Smith

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    The sessions we did on interviewing were invaluable, and I'd have done horribly in my job interview without them.
  • Sarah Burton

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    I had wanted to be a teacher since I was little and thought I had missed the opportunity, but this course has given me the tools I need.
  • Ahmer Mahmood

    BSc (Hons) Secondary Science (Chemistry) Education with QTS
    Not only do you study the subject itself, you also learn how to teach and gain a wide range of experience out on placement.
  • Joseph Molyneux

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    My brother and sister went to university in Liverpool and Manchester respectively and wish that they had come here instead.
  • Suzanne Bryant

    BA (Hons) Secondary Modern Foreign Languages Education with QTS
    I really enjoyed being able to creatively engage with the pupils. It was definitely a very valuable as well as personally rewarding experience.
  • Elliot Costas-Walker

    BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS
    For me, the best thing about the course is being able to study with people who are as passionate about education as you are.
  • William Norris

    BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS
    Throughout the course you undertake numerous school-based placements which are fantastic and enable you to develop as a person as well as a practitioner.
  • Niamh McKevitt

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    I am only here two days a week and when I am away I miss it. It is such a good course.
  • Naznin Patel

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    On this course religion becomes a reality rather than something in a book.
  • Sanchia Watt

    BA (Hons) Early Years Education with QTS
    This course has equipped me with the essential knowledge and experience I require to become a creative and dedicated teacher.
  • Jonathan Ducker

    BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS
    The opportunity to go out on placements has been my favourite part of the course and really fired my enthusiasm.
  • Alexandra Pagonis

    BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS
    The feeling you get when you observe a child achieving their goals and showing enthusiasm to succeed is the best feeling of all and is something I am looking forward to experiencing regularly over the coming years.
  • Hollie Foster

    BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS
    I know that both the practical and religious sides of this course will help me in my aim of becoming an inspirational teacher.
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