Within the Department of Educational Studies education is studied in a variety of contexts and at all levels.
Undergraduate study takes place within the BA (Hons) Education, Culture and Society and BA (Hons) Social and Cultural Studies while vibrant MA and MPhil/PhD enable students to pursue research areas of particular interest.
Alongside this wide ranging study of education we also offer a number of different routes into primary and secondary teaching, including Postgraduate Certificates in Education.
Our PGCE with Maths programme will support you to become a reflective, inclusive and creative primary school teacher. In addition, as a maths specialist, it will provide you with an enhanced understanding of maths teaching across all primary age phases.
Our Primary PGCE with Modern Languages programme will support you in becoming a confident, reflective, and engaged primary school teacher. In addition, it will provide you with the opportunity to understand how languages French, German, and Spanish can best be taught across the Primary age phases.
Our well established Primary PGCE programme will support you in developing the skills, knowledge, and understanding that you’ll need to become a reflective, inclusive, creative, and engaged classroom practitioner.
This teacher training programme prepares you to teach art and design in secondary schools. You are shown how to plan, resource, and organise art lessons, as well as how to monitor, record, evaluate, and assess students’ art practice.
Our aim is to develop teachers whose vision, imagination and professionalism takes them beyond the realities of current educational policy, and encourage them to continually seek to evolve new and better models of practice
We recognise the importance and potential of theatre as an art form. Our goal is to promote pupils’ personal, social, spiritual and cultural development through theatre and performance.
This teacher training programme offers a balance of theory and practice to give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of the National Curriculum for English, including post-16 teaching.
Secondary schools need good Maths teachers. This exciting and demanding programme will prepare you to become an effective and high-quality Maths teacher, with a particular focus on the unique demands of working in a multi-ethnic London comprehensive school.
This programme offers a route into teaching a dynamic and constantly evolving subject. Our experts will teach you everything you need to know about the place of Media Studies within the school curriculum through a diverse and integrated course.
This programme encourages an interactive teaching approach that builds confidence, develops understanding of how the language system works and leads to purposeful language use. It provides you with the tools to make the study of language stimulating for the full range of learners.
This course offers an innovative and integrated route for those looking to become qualified secondary school teachers who need a part-time programme of study.
Becoming an effective teacher is more than just transmitting knowledge. We'll support and encourage you on your journey to becoming a science teacher who can inspire a new generation of world-changers.
This full-time PGCE (Secondary) programme is available in conjunction with any of the following teaching subjects: Art and Design; Biology; Chemistry; Design and Technology; Drama; English; Media with English; Mathematics; Modern Languages and Physics.
This degree will develop your knowledge of the education system in the UK and beyond. You'll enter into key debates about policy issues with a focus on social justice and equality, and get to understand education from a multidisciplinary perspective.
This programme gives artists, practitioners, and educators the opportunity to enrich and consolidate theories of contemporary art and learning. Engage with practice and theory, develop innovative research approaches, and critically debate the changing nature of contemporary art.
The MA Children’s Literature programme is an exciting and innovative programme that offers you the chance to study children’s literature through diverse theoretical approaches, creative writing, or children’s book illustration.
Immerse yourself in exploring professional and practical approaches to children’s book illustration.
You might be a teacher who writes; a writer interested in education; a poet, a novelist or a short story writer. Whatever your background, this course will help you develop your creative writing skills and learn how to teach them.
This programme will enhance your understanding of educational theory and practice by focusing on issues of culture, language and identity, and is taught by internationally-renowned experts.
The MA Multilingualism, Linguistics and Education is an applied linguistics programme with an emphasis on both linguistic and cultural diversity. It provides a solid understanding of key theoretical and practical issues in multilingual and intercultural educational settings.
Our MA-level modules will enable you to develop your understanding and critical awareness of educational theory and practice, as well as your self-reflection and research skills.
What kind of learning emerges from and with art practice, and how does such learning further impact upon arts practice? This reflexive question lies at the heart of the MPhil/PhD Art Practice & Learning.
We are committed to developing our postgraduate students into competent and critical educational researchers able to conduct rigorous and socially impactful research using a variety of methodological approaches.