Education and Teaching applications

Applying to education courses is fairly straightforward - the method depends on the type of course. Follow the guidance below to choose the right process.

If you need any help with the application process, please contact the Institute of Education on education-enquiries@wlv.ac.uk. We'd be glad to talk you through it.

UCert and Foundation degrees

Apply online for Foundation Degrees and Undergraduate Certificates (UCerts).

  • Locate the Foundation Degree on our Undergraduate webpage, click the relevant the course and follow the link to 'Apply Directly'.
  • Locate the Undergraduate Certificates on our Post Compulsory Education webpage, click the relevant the course and follow the link to 'Apply Directly'.

Undergraduate degrees (BA and BEd Hons)

Apply via UCAS for degrees such as BA and BEd (Hons); apply online for UCert and Foundation degrees (see above).

Find out more about undergraduate applications.

Postgraduate courses (excluding teaching PGCEs)

Apply online for postgraduate courses.

  • Locate the degree on our Postgraduate Taught page, click the relevant the course and follow the link to 'Apply Directly'.

PGCEs in Primary and Secondary

Apply via UCAS Teacher Training to PGCEs in Primary and Secondary education.

For details of the additional bursary funding available to tomorrow's teachers, visit the Get into Teaching Bursary page.

PGCEs in Post Compulsory Education (PCE)

Apply online for PCE teacher training courses via our Post Compulsory Education page, click the relevant the course and follow the link to 'Apply Directly'.

Graduate Employment Based Route to Early Years teacher Status

Apply online for our Graduate Employment EYTS teacher training course via our Early Years Teachers Status page, click the relevant the course and follow the link to 'Apply Directly'.

Part-time study

Part-time applicants should follow the procedure for postgraduate and part-time applications.

  • Locate the degree in our course finder and follow the link to 'Apply Directly'.

Part-Time courses are available in:

The PART-TIME BA (Honours) degrees (except the top-up at Southwater and Foundation degrees) include day time sessions. However if you would like to study more flexibly, for example of an evening, we offer part time Foundation Degrees in Early Years Services and Supporting Children in Primary Education at our college partners. After completing your part time Foundation degree you can then top up to a final year of a part- time BA degree course.

Further information

Contact the Institute of Education for specific advice about choosing the right course, or contact our Gateway for general advice on entering Higher Education.