Bishop Grosseteste University Admissions

Bishop Grosseteste University Admissions

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How to Apply

Welcome to your first steps at studying with us at BGU.

Our Admissions Team are here to help guide you through all stages of the Application process from choosing your course, applying for finance and getting prepared for your interview or applicant day.

Chosen your ideal course already? Then locate it in the list below, check out the application details in more depth and begin your journey to discovering your natural habitat with BGU.


Foundation Degrees

Foundation degrees at BGU are designed for people who want to gain a qualification relevant to their career working with children and young people, both in an educational or a social care setting, without them having to leave work. Typically lasting two years, these courses give the flexibility you need to develop your skills and practice in your current role.


Progression Routes

Already completed a Foundation Degree? Progress from a Foundation degree to a BA Honours degree with our progression routes in Applied Studies and Primary Teaching (with QTS).


Undergraduate Degrees

Our Undergraduate Degrees are normally three years and designed to give you a thorough knowledge of the subject area. We have recently been upgrading our academic portfolio to offer you a more comprehensive choice of courses including Sociology, Health and Social Care and Archaeology & History.


PGCE & School Direct

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 offer an integrated academic and professional preparation for teaching, combining academic study at masters level with recommendation for EYTS or QTS. This is available for early years teaching, general primary teaching and for a range of secondary subject specialisms.

The School Direct Training Programme is school-embedded Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in Primary and Secondary schools across England. All of BGU’s School Direct places will lead to both a full PGCE award and Qualified Teacher Status.