Plymouth Institute of Education

Undergraduate courses

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

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 Education

Research with Plymouth Institute of Education

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

Find out about our research

University Practice Settings

The University Practice Settings (UPS) group includes a variety of education settings such as alternative, special education and mainstream education and we actively promote a diverse range to match our research expertise and student interests.

Working closely to collaborate on promoting research, developing pedagogy and enhancing the learners’ experience

Find out more about the University Practice Settings initiative

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 out more about the tests and discover available resources

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

People - senior management team

  • Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) ITE Programme Leader
    Director of the Plymouth Institute of Education
  • Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Postgraduate Professional Development
    Associate Director for postgraduate programmes
  • Lecturer in Primary Education (SEN)
  • Associate Director Student Experience
    Staff and Student Engagement Champion