We offer a range of degrees in Education; all of which have been designed to equip you with the skills needed to create positive impact within education. The courses provide an understanding of how people learn and develop throughout life by analysing education models and theories – not limited to only within the classroom.

A degree in education will provide you with a multitude of transferable skills such as the ability to work and communicate with children, oral and written communication, problem-solving and research and analytic skills.

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Why study with us

  • Our undergraduate programmes offer a placement opportunity in every year of study to enhance employability.
  • We offer student-centred teaching and learning in small groups; thereby offering focused support.
  • Students can gain international work experience through the Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership
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Careers in education

You can undertake a PGCE after graduating to qualify as a teacher. Or you can progress into roles within the government, youth work, police work and social work. If you're interested in becoming a teacher take a look at our guide.

You might want to consider one of the following careers after studying education:

  • Community education officer
  • Early years teacher
  • Primary school teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Education administrator
  • Youth worker
  • Play therapist
  • Education mental health practitioner
  • Further education teacher
  • Counsellor

Teacher training

Teaching is a challenging but rewarding profession, one where you will use your enthusiasm and talents to really make a difference to your students’ lives. Our courses will equip you to educate and influence your learners and help them fulfil their potential.

Find out more about teacher training at UCLan.

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Meet the team

Dr Charlotte Barrow
Senior Lecturer in Education
Kelly Stewart
Learning & Teaching Enhancement Coordinator
Dr Jacqueline Dodding
Lecturer in Education