Exploring the modes and methods of education from early years to degree level, our Education degrees trace the evolution of teaching and learning and place you at the forefront of current education policy and practice. You can study Education as a Single Honours degree or combine the study of Education with English, History, Religion or Sociology.
A number of Professional Education degrees are also available which provide ideal preparation for a career in the Children’s Workforce. You can gain an insight into the key factors that impact upon learning, immerse yourself in child development and psychology, or study the fundamental principles of working and teaching in early years (birth to aged seven) or middle years (aged 5-11) settings.
- BA (Hons) Education
- BA (Hons) Education and English
- BA (Hons) Education and History
- BA (Hons) Education and Religion
- BA (Hons) Education and Sociology
- BA (Hons) Children and Young People’s Learning and Development (Primary)
- FdA Early Years Education and Leadership
- BA (Hons) Teaching, Learning and Child Development
- BA (Hons) Working and Teaching in The Early Years
- BA (Hons) Working with Children 5-11
We also offer conversion (top-up) degrees which focus on leadership and management in early years settings:
If you’re interested in training to teach in early years, primary or secondary education, please see our Teacher Training page.
The Faculty of Education enjoys the enviable position of being one of the country’s leading providers of education, training and research for the Children’s Workforce.
Housed in a state-of-the-art £9m building, the Faculty of Education’s facilities include a 300-seat lecture theatre, five well-equipped ICT suites, and 18 teaching rooms complete with the latest technology.
The faculty has a strong commitment to practice-based learning and has developed partnerships with over 2,000 schools and colleges, local authorities and professional associations.