Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University


Inspire generations, make connections, and forge a future in education with Staffordshire University.

Studying at Staffordshire University

At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, business, engineering and healthcare. We are based in the cultural hub of Stoke-on-Trent, an hour’s drive from Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, and what’s more, we offer a full suite of PGCE courses for you to consider.

Our institution prides itself on being The Connected University, connecting students with staff, business and career opportunities. We focus heavily on graduate employability and excellent academic delivery, and offer a variety of full-time, part-time and distance learning opportunities. Whatever your commitments may be, with us there’s always a way to study for a better future.

We go the extra mile for our students, and to give the finest, ultra-modern, teaching environments we are continually investing in our campus facilities. As a result of our commitment to constant improvement, we have also achieved a number of accolades, awards and recognition in the past year.

Key achievements

  • Top 50 University - Guardian league tables 2019
  • Most Improved Student Experience (winner) - Times Higher Education (THE) awards 2018
  • Highest UK Climbers - Complete University Guide 2019
  • Silver for Teaching Excellence - Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Top 10 for teaching quality - Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018


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 sector.  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, and 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?

Not only are we committed to making sure you leave University work-ready, we are committed to making your studies with us as rewarding and enjoyable as possible - there really is no reason to study anywhere else.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate study.

Postgraduate Open Events

We hold a number of Postgraduate Open Events each year which give prospective students the opportunity to visit the campus and learn more about Staffordshire University.

Learn more about our Postgraduate Open Events.

Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent
United Kingdom
T: + 44 (0)1782 294400



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