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BA Education, Culture and Childhood

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Doctorate of Education (EdD)

Our programme offers a perfect critical study experience, and as a distance-learning programme, you can achieve your doctorate while working full time.

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New for 2020: MA Digital Literacies

Introducing our new programme now open for applications. The MA Digital Literacies, Culture and Education is designed for educators and practitioners with an interest in literacies, media or technologies.

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Research at The School of Education
Research at The School of Education
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University of Sheffield Student Experience
University of Sheffield Student Experience
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Perceptions and experiences of children and young people with a parent with dementia
Perceptions and experiences of children and young people with a parent with dementia
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Heavenly Acts: Devotional Performances
Heavenly Acts: Devotional Performances
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Social Sciences: The Golden Thread
Social Sciences: The Golden Thread
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