The School of Education at the University of Leeds is recognised as one of the very best in the UK for its research and teaching excellence. In terms of world leading research, 90% of our research impact case studies were deemed ‘Very Considerable’ or ‘Outstanding’ for impact in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). We are also ranked in the Top 50 in the world for Education according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2020.
In teaching, our high quality courses are informed by cutting-edge research and are relevant to professional contexts in the UK and beyond. We collaborate with research and teaching partners across the world.
We provide over 20 specialist teaching programmes for undergraduate study, teacher education, postgraduate study, and PhD research. We are proud of the support we provide to help you study successfully within our academic community and get the most from student life.
School of Education programmes
We specialise in the interdisciplinary study of childhood, education, social policy, social psychology, and the role of language learning and teaching.
All BA programmes are flexible. You can choose degree modules that cross discipline boundaries, and develop a degree structure that meets your interests and career aspirations.
Postgraduate taught programmes
We offer taught MA programmes that cover subject specific teaching, TESOL, special educational needs, deaf education, and research methods.
Postgraduate research programmes
We undertake research in key areas of educational policy and practice, and place particular emphasis on the relevance of our work to educational practioners and policy-makers.