Plymouth Institute of Education

Undergraduate courses with Plymouth Institute of Education

At undergraduate level you can study early childhood studies, education studies or for those who want to teach, the Bachelor of Education (with QTS)

The courses are typically offered via a variety of seminars, lectures and workshops helping you become confident working within an education setting

Learn about our undergraduate courses

Postgraduate programmes with Plymouth Institute of Education

“A wonderful opportunity to grow and develop research and teaching skills in a superbly supportive environment”- Third year PhD in Education student.

The Masters in Education (IMP) meets individual needs at M-level. Further study involves two doctoral programmes: Professional Doctorate (EdD) or PhD.

Find more information about our postgraduate programmes

QTS skills tests support

If you apply for any course leading to a teaching qualification in early years, primary or secondary education, you will have to take the Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy before you can enrol on the course.

Find our more about the tests and discover available resources

Initial Teacher Education With Plymouth Institute of Education

We are the only University in the south-west of England to provide the full range of teacher training from early years to further education.

There are three PGCE courses (Primary and Early Years, Secondary and Further Education), related School Direct routes and the Bachelor of Education

View our Initial Teacher Education programmes

EdD Education

Are you responsible for leading learning in your organisation?

This doctoral level programme is an amazing opportunity to study education at a deeper level and expand your knowledge of how learning works.

Find out more about our doctoral programme

PhD Education

Do you aspire to a research career in academia, government or business? If so, this would be the most appropriate route for you.

This full time or part time doctoral programme is suitable for people who have a particular research question or topic in mind.

Find out more about our PhD in Eduction

Research with Plymouth Institute of Education

Our wide-ranging areas of expertise put us right at the heart of educational research at the University.

Find out about our research

Plymouth Institute of Education international opportunities

Plymouth Institute of Education sees working with students and institutions from around the globe as central to its core activities.

We welcome international collaboration and have set up links with other countries to share and explore ways of improving professional practice.

Find out more about our international activities

Dr Megan Crawford

There has been a lot of great work done here in recent years - we have first-rate lecturers, researchers and students who can take Plymouth’s reputation as an educator of educators to a whole new level.

Dr Megan Crawford is Director of the Plymouth Institute of Education.

Learn more about Dr Megan Crawford

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