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Education & Teaching

  • Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

    Work with, or for the benefit of children, by studying the issues affecting them, including health, play, social influences and rights.

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • Primary Education (5-11) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status BA (Hons)

    Work creatively with children in a range of settings and develop a solid understanding of primary education with the option to specialise.

    Full-time
    3 Years
  • Teaching and Education BA (Hons)

    Explore the world of education and discover which aspects you are passionate about through practical placements outside the classroom.

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years

Develop your nurturing skills so you can become an inspiring educational professional with the knowledge and expertise to make a difference to the lives of children and young people.

Undergraduate Courses (19)

Childhood Studies | BA (Hons)

If you want to work with or for the benefit of children, it is vital that you gain a true understanding of the issues affecting them. On this course, you will gain a whole-child perspective, from pre-birth to early adulthood.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Early Years with Enterprise | BA (Hons)

The early years of a child's life are recognised as the most crucial in their development. You could be at the heart of their learning, helping to shape their identity and giving them the best possible start in life.

If you aspire to be a specialist who leads learning and development in an early years childcare setting, or you have the entrepreneurial ambition to create your own business in this field, this course is ideal. Combining a thorough academic grounding with practical experience, it will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective leader working with children, from birth up to the age of five, and their families.

You will explore a variety of issues relating to early years policy, practice and research, including children's health, safety and wellbeing, and their relationships with families, wider society and the environment. You will also cover the legal, business, financial and ethical aspects surrounding early years provision, as well as developing the leadership skills needed to run your own childcare business.

TEACHING & LEARNING
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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Innovation and Skills for Social Change | BA (Hons)

Do you want to change the world? This is a unique course aimed at students who want to develop high-level skills and capabilities to undertake important roles to help transform society. If you are interested in leading and creating projects, innovations and approaches that make a difference to communities locally or around the world, then this course is for you.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Primary Education (3-7) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status | PGCE

Train to be a primary teacher and embark on a career in schools teaching children between three and seven, in Key Stage 1 and the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
39 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Primary Education (5-11) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status | BA (Hons)

Taking a creative, child-centred approach, your course will provide a solid grounding of all areas of primary education. With an emphasis on inclusion, creativity and critical reflection, you will learn the skills to ensure pupil engagement and achievement.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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Primary Education (5-11) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status | PGCE

Train to be a primary school teacher and enjoy a rewarding career teaching children aged between five and 11 years. We will build your knowledge and teaching ability so that you can become a confident and inspiring practitioner, with the ability to spark children's imaginations and learning.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Primary Education (5-11) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Physical Education | PGCE

Train to be a primary school teacher with an additional specialism in physical education and enjoy a rewarding career, teaching children aged between five and 11 years. This course will provide training in all primary stage national curriculum subjects, with a particular focus on the subjects of English, mathematics, science and PE.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Primary Education (Accelerated Degree) | BA (Hons)

Study towards a rewarding career in primary education as you adopt a critically reflective and child-centred approach to teaching and working with children.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Primary Education (Early Years 3-7) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status | BA (Hons)

This is a primary education degree with a specialism in teaching three to seven year-olds. Gain the skills, experience and ability you will need to teach early years children aged between three and seven. Through group work, you will develop your passion for working with children and build your knowledge of psychology, sociology, pedagogy and philosophy.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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Professional Practice | BA (Hons)

Whether your future is all mapped out or you are still deciding on your dream career, this highly vocational and personalised course will grow you into a work-ready graduate.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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Professional Practice | Foundation Degree Arts

Expand your potential by training for a qualification in your chosen field of work. This vocational, flexible course will open up doors for you to move up the ladder and enhance your career choices. 

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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Professional Practice (Top-Up) | BA (Hons)

Open up the door to greater job opportunities by topping up your qualification to degree level with this vocational top-up course that will help you gain recognition from employers. 

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Race and Education | BA (Hons)

Consider the impact of race and racism on communities around the world and investigate possible solutions to race inequalities in contemporary society.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Biology | PGCE

Use your knowledge and passion for biology to inspire pupils and learn how to create exciting experiments that will fire your pupils' interest and hunger to achieve. You will learn how to guide them through an experimental process, manipulating key variables so as to prove a biological theory, instil confidence and sharpen their scientific skills and knowledge.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - English | PGCE

Translate your passion for English texts, language and drama into a rewarding career as a teacher. We will help you develop your understanding of the nuts and bolts of practical teaching alongside a wide range of theoretical techniques, giving you the skills to manage a variety of teaching scenarios.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Geography | PGCE

Your learning will cover two main strands involving an enquiry-based approach to geography and real-world practical activities, which you will then translate into your classroom lessons.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Mathematics | PGCE

We will help you develop new ways of teaching maths and create stimulating learning environments using teaching methods developed in countries with high achieving maths students.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Physical Education | PGCE

We are an established sports education provider with a rich sporting pedigree. Your skills and knowledge will be nurtured in a supportive learning community with vast experience of training the next generation of PE teachers. Your network of support will include our research staff and course tutors, who will be on hand to sharpen your teaching expertise and knowledge of the subject, ensuring it is informed by the latest research and practices.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Teaching and Education | BA (Hons)

Explore the world of education and discover which aspects fire your passion. Through directed experiential learning, you will see first hand how theory links into practice.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Postgraduate Courses (15)

Childhood Studies and Early Years | MA

Recognise and champion the uniqueness of every child as you take an holistic 'whole child' approach to the study of children and the issues that affect them and their families. Using the latest research, you will explore the theoretical and conceptual terrain of childhood to inform and develop your own practice. This course will enable you to specialise your study through two distinct routes - Early Years and Children & Young People.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Full-time Distance,
Full-time Distance Learning,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Drama and Creative Writing in Education | MA

Create fictional worlds and use everyday situations to tell stories through the mediums of drama and creative writing in order to inspire young people, spark their imaginations and aid their social and emotional development.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Education | MA

Whether you work in a school, hospital, for a local authority or in another field where teaching is part of your role, this course will significantly develop your knowledge of current research, policy and practice in education.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
24 Months,
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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Education | PGCE

We understand that practice is your main priority, that's why we have designed this online course that enables you to study wherever and whenever you want.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Inclusive Practice in Education | MA

This is a new course that is being designed to help us offer you the best educational experience. The course modules listed below are indicative of what you will study – they are currently being developed ready for the final content to be confirmed. These will be confirmed in the course specification made available to new applicants on this page from January 2019.

Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Full-time Distance,
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years,
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Leadership of School Mental Health and Wellbeing | MA

Mental health has been described by the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, as "one of the greatest challenges of our time". This course will ensure you can promote positive mental health and wellbeing and help to prevent mental illness in children and young people in schools.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Leadership of School Mental Health and Wellbeing | PG Cert

Mental health has been described by the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, as "one of the greatest challenges of our time". This course will ensure you can promote positive mental health and wellbeing and help to prevent mental illness in children and young people in schools.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education with English (11-16) with recommendation for QTS | PGCE

As part of this course, you will choose the pathway below to study*:

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
39 Weeks

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education with Geography (11-16) with recommendation for QTS | PGCE

As part of this course, you will choose the pathway below to study*:

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
39 Weeks

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education with Maths (11-16) with recommendation for QTS | PGCE

As part of this course, you will choose the pathway below to study*:

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
39 Weeks

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Professional Doctorate in Education | EdD

This is a cross-disciplinary research degree with equivalent learning outcomes to a PhD, including its level of award and title. It aims to extend and deepen your knowledge of contemporary educational issues and will help to refine your research skills by providing you with the opportunity to undertake a research project within your chosen professional field.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
60 Months

Entry Requirements

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Race, Education and Decolonial Thought | MA

Whether the discussion centres on racial inequality in the UK, political developments in South Africa or the #blacklivesmatter movement in the USA, debates relating to race, racism and decoloniality are ever present in modern society. It has therefore become increasingly important to raise awareness of these matters within many professional occupations. This course will deepen your understanding of the contemporary discourse on race, racism and decoloniality globally.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Design and Technology | PGCE

You will learn how to create exciting lessons involving key elements of design technology, including resistant materials, electronic products, graphics, product design and textiles. You will also learn how to develop practical and stimulating lessons on the subject of food technology, using examples from industry to bring your teaching to life and show how food is produced on a mass scale.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Music | PGCE

Music has an important role to play in secondary school education and can contribute to the development of all pupils, regardless of their previous experience or abilities.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
38 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Special Education Needs Co-Ordination | PG Cert

This qualification is a requirement for special educational needs coordinators (SENCO) working in state-maintained schools in England and Wales. The course is also highly relevant to inclusion and special educational needs leaders and managers who wish to improve the quality of inclusion and special educational needs and disability provision in their setting, whether they are working in the UK or abroad.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

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