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Train to teach for an inspirational career. Marjon has been training teachers for 180 years. Our education graduates earn high wages, being in demand for their leadership potential. Our school partners are involved in your training from start to finish.

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Undergraduate courses

A trainee Marjon PE teacher encourages his pupil who is running

BEd (Hons) Physical Education - Secondary Education (with QTS)

Undergraduate

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Primary teacher encourages Reception children in outdoors play

BEd (Hons) Primary Education - Early Years (with QTS)

Undergraduate

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Primary school teacher listening to a pupil in class

BEd Primary Education (with QTS)

Undergraduate

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BEd Secondary Education with Science and Maths (with QTS)

Undergraduate

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Postgraduate courses

Two PE teachers coach the girls basketball team

PGCE Secondary Education with Physical Education (PE)

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Early Years teacher and twin boys play with sand

Postgraduate Diploma in Early Years with Initial Teacher Training

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A biology teacher and his pupils pass round a model of DNA

PGCE Secondary Education with Biology

Postgraduate

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Chemistry teacher with secondary students

PGCE Secondary Education with Chemistry

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English teacher and two pupils laugh as they study a book together

PGCE Secondary Education with English

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Art teacher and pupils making masks

PGCE in Secondary Education with Art and Design

Postgraduate

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Maths teacher helps a pupil work through a sum

PGCE Secondary Education with Maths

Postgraduate

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Four trainee language teachers on a subject knowledge enhancement trip the Eiffel Tower in Paris

PGCE Secondary Education with Modern Foreign Languages

Postgraduate

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Physics teacher with secondary students

PGCE Secondary Education with Physics

Postgraduate

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Primary school teacher talks to her class at carpet-time

PGCE Primary

Postgraduate

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One pupil reads aloud as a second looks on

PGCE Secondary Education with Religious Education (RE)

Postgraduate

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A group of trainee geography teachers walking on Dartmoor with a tor behind them

PGCE Secondary Education with Geography

Postgraduate

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Teacher supports a group of pupils as they make notes while exploring old newspaper stories

PGCE Secondary Education with History

Postgraduate

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Relaxed young women speaks to a Psychologist

PGCE Secondary Education with Psychology

Postgraduate

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Teacher with young student

PGCE Primary Education with Special Educational Needs and Disability

Postgraduate

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Happy teacher and children laugh as they watch something on the computer screen

Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship

Postgraduate

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Teacher and two pupils do an activity with a balloon

School Direct - Primary

Postgraduate

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A science teacher and pupils do an experiment in the lab

School Direct - Secondary

Postgraduate

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MA Oracy in Education and Professional Practice

Postgraduate

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Student testimonials

Adam Given, 3rd year, BEd Primary Education.

“After leaving college I was unsure what my path was. I wanted to help others learn. I was then diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. I have been taught to work with my illness, developing my teaching style with the help of the experienced staff. I will always be part of the family here.”



Laura Vaughan, BEd (Hons) Primary Education, 2018 graduate.

“The support and knowledge you receive from lecturers on this course couldn't be better. They push you to be the best you can be and won't let you settle for less.”


Samantha Williams, School Direct graduate.

“Our supportive and engaging tutors made learning fun and inspiring. We gelled as a class and it was extremely useful to be share ideas and exchange good practice, I can wholeheartedly recommend Marjon.”


Guillermo Reig Alcaniz, PGCE Secondary Education with MFL, 2015 graduate.

“I love interacting, helping and making a difference in the lives of my students. My training provided great opportunities to develop my teaching skills in a controlled environment. The continuous and constructive feedback I received after my lessons really helped me to know what to do to improve.”

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