Are you passionate about helping people learn and looking for a career in education? Our courses provide a very hands-on approach allowing you to combine education with a number of academic disciplines such as history, deaf studies, psychology, childhood studies and sociology to draw on your own knowledge and experiences.
Group activities, workshops, discussions and interactions facilitate the development of interpersonal skills and peer support and learning; these are used to stimulate the application and sharing of information, ideas, values and experience, and develop problem solving skills.
Over 97% of our education students went on to employment or further education last year, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.
As part of our undergraduate programmes you will undertake a placement in an educational setting at every year of your degree providing real experience to increase your knowledge and skills for future employment.
For postgraduate courses, learning is situated in and around practice and therefore part-time students can build on study to develop careers, enhance educational and organisational practice and to feed learning directly back into their workplace setting.
Our courses enable you to learn through a combination of teaching, group debate and discussion, practical experience and independent research.
Lectures, supported by audio-visual and web-based materials are used to provide essential information, guidance for further work and a framework and stimulus for learning and independent study.
Field observations and student-initiated placements are used to develop ability in applying and integrating theoretical knowledge to practice and enhance overall employability.
As a team, we’re committed to offering excellent student support. When you arrive, you’ll be allocated a tutor who’ll oversee your progress and support you throughout your degree. We’re a personable and approachable team that wants you to get the most out of studying with us.
You can also gain international work experience through the Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership with second and third year modules which are accredited by the ILM. Recently, final year undergraduate students spent time in South Africa to gain an insight into the education system there.