Skip to main content

Applying to Durham

We are accepting applications from 1 October 2021 for programmes commencing in September 2022 and beyond.

You can apply for postgraduate taught courses and International PGCE Teacher Training through our Application Portal (Apply Now). For UK PGCE courses and other teacher training routes, see below. There is also a postgraduate guide to academic references, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and an enquiry form.
Apply Now (Masters and International PGCE only)
Students on a laptop listening during a lecture

PGCE and Other Teacher Training Pathways

Apply for our PGCE courses and explore our other pathways to Teacher Training

PGCE Primary (UK) - X6K114

Apply to train as a primary school teacher in the UK
Primary school children

PGCE Secondary

Apply to train as a secondary school teacher (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, English, History, Geography, Modern Languages, PE)
Secondary school teacher in classroom

PGCE Education - Primary (School Direct Route) - X6K314

Apply to train as a primary school teacher via the School Direct route
Teacher in classroom in front of whiteboard

PGCE Education - Secondary (School Direct Route) - X7K514

Apply to train as a secondary school teacher (School Direct route)
Secondary school children

International - Primary and Secondary

Apply to train as a primary or secondary school teacher in international schools (course based in Geneva)
International schoolchildren in classroom

Other Routes - Apprenticeship and Assessment Only

Explore our other routes to a teaching career

Level 6 - Teacher Apprenticeship

Find out more about training as a teacher through our Level 6 Apprenticeship route
Female teacher in class

Assessment Only Route

Find out more about training as a teacher through our Assessment Only route
Male hands holding clipboard assessing seated woman

Get in Touch

Have a question about applying to Durham University?

Postgraduate Admissions

Tel: +44 (0)191 334 1000

The Palatine Centre
Durham University
Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE