Change lives. Train to teach with Bath Spa University.
All children deserve the best teachers, and with Bath Spa University you can become an outstanding one. We have over 70 years of experience in training teachers at Bath Spa University, with our ethos based on four principles: collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and care.
We are one of the largest Initial Teacher Education providers in the South West, working in partnership with our network of over 670 schools, colleges, and early learning settings in the region. We know learning has no limits, and we will prepare you to teach anywhere.
You will be taught by our team of talented teacher educators, both in school and university and our curriculum is designed to seamlessly combine real-world classroom experience with up-to-date research.
Our range of teacher training courses includes Early Years, Primary and Secondary PGCE courses, so you can choose your own pathway to becoming an outstanding teacher. We also offer a number of education postgraduate degrees and research opportunities.
The Department for Education (DfE) offers Initial Teacher Training (ITT) funding to trainee teachers which includes a number of bursaries and scholarships. This is administered by Bath Spa University in accordance with criteria determined by the Department for Education.
Bath Spa also provides a numberof funding opportunities to help you with the cost of a PGCE.
Our graduates embark on a number of career paths within the education sector, extending beyond teaching roles. Our programs provide a broad, global perspective, equipping you to excel in whichever career path you decide to pursue.
Studying in Bath
Bath is a world-famous, beautiful and unique UNESCO World Heritage city, just one hour and 20 minutes from London by train and an hour’s drive-time from Bristol airport. Our campuses in Bath are at the heart of a thriving region with cutting-edge business, and a rich artistic, creative and cultural scene.
Join us at a Teacher Education event
A great way to find out more about a career in teaching is by attending a Teacher Education Event. We have a number of events over the year.
What can you expect?
Explore the different routes into teaching available to you.
Find out what qualifications you need to apply.
Learn about financial support on offer.
Get more information about how to apply.
Discover why Bath Spa University trained teachers are so highly regarded.