Whether you’ve decided to become a primary teacher or want to teach people over 16 years old, our hands-on teaching courses will prepare you for a successful career in the education sector.
If you value education in practice, not just in theory, USW is for you. You will have regular access to specialist classrooms, and guaranteed real-world teaching experiences in primary schools or further education colleges.
We have a history of delivering quality courses, training plenty of student teachers and education professionals. In the National Student Survey 2020, Teacher Training at USW was rated top in Wales for student satisfaction.
If you missed out on a B grade at GCSE for English Language and Mathematics, we offer modules to give you the equivalent qualification to a B grade if you already have C grade GCSE English Language or Mathematics.
Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Teaching courses and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales.
Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.
Every student is guaranteed placements, set up by our dedicated work placement officer. A large part of your course will be on-the-job-learning, experiencing everyday work in the sector.
The University is an accredited Apple Regional Training Centre. Students have expert guidance and bespoke Apple-certified training in how to use Apple technologies to enhance teaching.
We work with a large network of education providers and settings, including schools, further education colleges offering a range of placements and access to industry contacts.