"As one of the leading Schools of Education in the UK, our aim is to expand the frontiers of educational knowledge and to inspire our students to become the future architects of an equitable and sustainable world. Our students go on to successful careers in a wide range of different sectors.
Our research and scholarship impacts regionally, nationally and internationally; from shaping education policy and practice, to developing educational research, research methodology and research capacity, to informing school improvements and contributing to the professional development of teachers around the world."
Professor Lynn Newton, Head of School
Our Research Excellence Framework 2021 Results
We offer two undergraduate degrees, both of which can be tailored to suit your interests and career aspirations: a BA in Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), or a broader BA in Education Studies.
Our postgraduates are a key part of our vibrant community of world leading researchers. Whether you are looking for a Doctoral degree, a taught Masters degree or a PGCE in initial teacher education, we have a wide variety of courses to meet your needs and interests.
Our research, grouped into six clusters, has a positive impact on regional, national and global policy and practice.
We are an OFSTED outstanding provider of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) for both Primary and Secondary phases.
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