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Are you keen to inspire the next generations through teaching?

Gain the professional qualification you need to launch your teaching career, or further your career in education through postgraduate study at the top-ranked university provider for teacher training in the UK (NSS, 2021/22).

Develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the education sector, with opportunities to specialise in a particular area of interest. We offer both Initial Teaching Training (ITT) in primary and secondary, as well as a suite of master's qualifications in education that reflect the social, political and environmental issues in education.

Benefit from our extensive network of over 500 schools and training providers across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire. Become a member of our learning and alumni communities which are supported by professionals from a range of educational backgrounds. With these connections you will gain the skills and experience needed to make a difference and achieve your career aspirations. Graduates from our education and teaching programmes have become successful practitioners in a range of educational settings, often securing leadership promotions as well as progressing onto further study and research, advisory or policy-making roles.

Why choose Herts?

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1st in the UK

for 'overall satisfaction' in teacher training (National Student Survey (NSS), 2021)

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2nd in the UK

Overall –  Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)

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11th in the UK

for education (Guardian University Guide, 2022)

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