The School of Education is home to a close international community of staff and students, all of whom are seeking to make an impact through education. Our diverse range of high-quality programmes are informed by cutting-edge research, 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.
As a student within the School of Education, you'll have access to our excellent study facilities, personal development opportunities, career planning support and more.
You'll develop transferable skills such as critical thinking, team working and project management, as well as advanced research skills through your dissertation or final project – building a foundation for work in some of the world's leading organisations, the teaching profession (both in the UK and abroad) and in many areas of government, including ministries of Education.
An undergraduate degree from the School of Education offers you the best possible start to your career, providing you with valuable knowledge, skills and experience that will set you up for a successful future. At undergraduate level, we specialise in the interdisciplinary study of childhood, education, social policy, and social psychology.
All of our undergraduate programmes are flexible, meaning you can choose degree modules that cross discipline boundaries and develop a degree structure that meets your interests and career aspirations.
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Postgraduate taught programmes
Whether you want to enhance your career opportunities or continue on to a research degree, a Masters degree can help you stand out. Our postgraduate degrees allow you to deepen your knowledge of a subject, specialise in a particular area or take a new direction. We offer a range of taught Masters programmes in Education, Childhood Studies, Digital Education, Special Educational Needs and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
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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 practitioners and policymakers.
Our research is organised around the following themes:
- Inclusion, Childhood and Youth
- Curriculum, Pedagogy and Policy
- Digital Education
- Language Education
As a postgraduate researcher, you will become a key member of our thriving academic community, receiving expert supervision and support while pursuing an area of work you are passionate about.
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