Teacher Training and Education

Play a vital role in helping children and young people develop and fulfil their potential. Make a positive difference to their lives as they progress through their education. Enjoy excellent job prospects and a rewarding career with a teaching qualification.

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Courses we offer

Research in Education at Sunderland has been described as ‘world-leading’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework. Funding for trainee teachers is better than it’s ever been and you may be eligible for a scholarship or tax-free bursary to help you with your studies. Take a look below to find the right course for you.

Did you know it now costs just £1 to apply for Teacher Training applications through UCAS? The Department for Education is paying £23 towards the application fee. This subsidy will be in place for all applications for programmes starting in 2018.

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

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Top quality provision

According to our most recent Ofsted report, some key strengths of our provisions are strong communication and positive relationships between the University and its partner schools, and the commitment of trainers in partnership schools to the all-round development of the trainees. Our comprehensive courses will give you the skills needed to make a real difference in educating the next generation, as well as thrive on a personal level with a rewarding career. 

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Gain valuable experience

One of the most exciting aspects of our Teacher Training and Education courses is the opportunity to gain experience in schools, working alongside teachers and their students and developing practical teaching skills as you progress towards Qualified Teacher Status. The quality of placements reflects the strong relationships we have developed with primary and secondary schools and colleges across the North East region.

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