Number one in education in the UK for research impact

2014 Research Excellence Framework

We're home to a diverse and welcoming academic community with students from all over the world. Our forward-thinking teaching and influential research is respected globally.

Apply now for 2016 Scholarships

The School of Education is pleased to support applications for post-graduate scholarships towards PhD study.


PGDE trip to Sangam

Next term ten PGDE students accompanied by two academics from our PGDE team and two geography teachers will be visiting an Educational centre at Sangam on the outskirts of Bangalore.

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Teacher of The Year in a Secondary School 2015

Former PGCE student, Lorna Bradford was awarded Teacher of the Year at the Pearson Teaching Awards 2015.

Teacher of the Year 2015>
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Study with us

Choose from a range of full and part-time courses, including undergraduate, postgraduate, PGDE and distance learning programmes.

Undergraduate courses> Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)> Masters degrees>

World-leading research

Our research has a direct impact on educational theory, policy and practice. We're supporting the development of children, families and learning communities through dedicated research centres.

Our research> Research degrees> Research centres>
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