At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, psychology, engineering and healthcare. Whether you want to push the boundaries of your professional practice, or you are challenging yourself with a change in career – Staffordshire university can help you achieve your goals.
Our main campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, with the major cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool all under an hour’s commute. Plus, we have a specialist healthcare Centre of Excellence in Stafford and Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute offering the latest in tech courses in the capital. We pride ourselves on our commitment to constant improvement and evolution, with new facilities being built every year, including the new-for-2021 £40m Catalyst building.
We offer courses at all postgraduate levels, from professional and CPD qualifications, to Masters degrees and PCGEs, right through to opportunities for PhD study.
We are more than just physical facilities, wherever in the world you are, you can study with Staffordshire University. With over 30 distance and blended learning courses available, we give you the power to study flexibly both on and off campus, graduate with a respected qualification from our award-winning institution, and achieve your full potential in your career.
Our support services are second-to-none, with the latest online technologies connecting you to the advice and guidance of our course leaders 24/7.
It’s time to make a change with Staffordshire University. It’s time for postgraduate.
Top 250 young University – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
Shortlisted for University of the Year – Times Higher Education Awards 2020
78% of research regarded as world-leading or internationally excellent – Research Excellence Framework 2014
Rated Gold for Teaching Excellence – Teaching Excellence Framework
At Staffordshire University, we are experts in developing our students’ understanding of how children and young people learn. Our PGCE portfolio offers a range of options to help you achieve the qualifications you need to teach in primary schools, secondary schools and the post-16 and further education sectors. That’s not all, we back up our academic excellence with strong links to schools in Staffordshire and Cheshire, including Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Walsall and surrounding areas. These connections give you the best chance of acquiring relevant and rewarding work placements during your study.
Our highly regarded PGCE teaching programmes rely on small class sizes, with learning combining a mixture of practical and academic study, taking place in both university and school settings. We aim to develop your experience and expertise in general educational and professional issues and subject pedagogy at KS3, KS4, or KS5 levels.
Our full portfolio of PGCE courses, along with further education-based qualifications are available on our Postgraduate Education page.
Why Staffordshire University?
Staffordshire University connects students from around the globe to innovative and professional networks, creating graduates that are ready to move forward in their careers, and change the world with new and exciting opportunities.
Virtual Open Events
We hold Virtual Postgraduate Open Events each year which give prospective students the opportunity to explore our facilities, chat to academics and current students, and learn more about Staffordshire University.