School of Human and Social Sciences

Education

We now offer courses in Early Years Education and Education Studies. See below for more information and to apply.

Early Years Education

Overview

You can help to shape the future by training in early years education. During this innovative new course you will study how 3-7 year olds learn, gain insight into child development, and learn how to help them grow into their full potential.

Why choose this course?

You will explore the latest theory and analysis surrounding childhood and the roles that culture, play and legal issues have in childhood education today. You will learn about child development and learning in today’s multicultural societies, preparing you for all modern contexts in your educational career.

You will study a diverse range of modules, from legal issues such as family rights and safeguarding to psychological theory. This allows you to get a thorough understanding of all factors affecting the field, as well as helping you identify the areas you could specialise in.

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Education Studies

Overview

Education is impacted by multiple psychological, social, cultural and economic aspects. This innovative new course will give you insight into how these aspects affect the educational system and the people within it.

Why choose this course?

This new course is informed by the latest research and theory. You'll learn the background of the field and will study diverse areas, ranging from legal and governance to contemporary psychology.

You will gain a solid understanding of current issues in education, enabling you to specialise in an area that fascinates you, such as cognition, crime and deprivation, and social justice.

Work experience is integrated into the course, giving you crucial hands-on experience and supporting your knowledge of the field. This will enhance your employability after graduating.

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