Bishop Grosseteste University

Postgraduate Study

  • Here at BGU, we offer a variety of postgraduate routes to obtain a teaching qualification.
  • The most common are the Postgraduate and Professional Graduate Certificates in Education (PGCE), which are available for early years teaching, general primary teaching and for a range of primary and secondary specialisms.
  • There are several modes of study for a PGCE including full or part-time, BGU or cluster based, or salaried or fee-funding.
  • All routes include substantial time training in schools, colleges or other suitable settings along with time spent at BGU. 
  • Our Masters courses are designed to build upon your undergraduate study and fully enhance your subject knowledge.
  • We have seven distinct and varied masters’ courses on offer from our long running courses in Education, and Community Archaeology along with the new additions of English Literature, Social & Cultural History, and Health & Social Care Leadership.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 555 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 64%
  • Part Time 36%


  • UK 100%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 18 526 544
Historical & philosophical studies 0 9 9

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,950
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -