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Education, Childhood and Youth Studies

A range of education-related qualifications and courses exploring childhood and youth in today’s society

Undergraduate Courses
Postgraduate Courses
Flexible and professional
Postgraduate Research

Undergraduate courses

Further Education and Training

CertEd

Reflect on and expand your practice as a teacher or trainer while enhancing your opportunities for further study and career prospects within your chosen education-related profession.

Study mode: full time | part time

Childhood and Youth Studies

BA (Hons)

This innovative degree combines the study of the many aspects that impact the lives of children and young people. It prepares you for roles in education, social care and health-related areas.

Study mode: full time

Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology

BA (Hons)

Develop your knowledge and understanding of children and young people including the issues that affect them while also studying various key aspects of criminology.

Study mode: full time

Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology

BA (Hons)

Study the issues that affect young people today with material informed by psychology’s approach to personal and social behaviour.

Study mode: full time

Early Childhood Studies

BA (Hons)

Explore a range of concepts relating to young children drawing on theories and practices of education, sociology, psychology, health and social policy.

Study mode: full time

Early Years Care and Education

FdA

Endorsed by the Early Years sector, this course is for enthusiastic and committed early years professionals.

Study mode: part time

Education Studies (Top-Up)

BA (Hons)

BA Education Studies (top-up) is a flexible progression route once you have completed levels four and five in other courses.

Study mode: full time | part time

Early Years Initial Teacher Training

GradCert

Train as a specialist in early childhood development and learn to lead and organise high-quality practice in the early years workforce.

Study mode: part time

Learning Support

FdA

Earn a nationally recognised qualification to develop your knowledge and critical understanding to enhance your learning support role.

Study mode: full time | part time


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Postgraduate courses

Education Studies

MA

This course allows you to reflect on contemporary educational issues, pedagogical research and professional development as an education professional.

Study mode: full time | part time

Educational Leadership and Management

PgDip

A professionally relevant course for teachers, trainers, lecturers and instructors within the private, public, commercial or voluntary sectors of education and training who aspire to senior management positions.

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Educational Leadership and Management

PgCert

A professionally relevant campus-based course for teachers, trainers, lecturers and instructors within the private, public, commercial or voluntary sectors of education and training who aspire to senior management positions.

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Educational Leadership and Management

MSc

A professionally relevant course for teachers, trainers, lecturers and instructors within the private, public, commercial or voluntary sectors of education and training who aspire to senior management positions.

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Early Years Initial Teacher Training

GradCert

Train as a specialist in early childhood development and learn to lead and organise high-quality practice in the early years workforce.

Study mode: part time

PGCE Computer Science

PGCE

Train to teach Computer Science and join an exciting, rewarding and changing profession.

Study mode: full time

PGCE English

PGCE

Train to teach English and join an exciting, rewarding and changing profession.

Study mode: full time

Further Education and Training

PGCE

Further Education and Training combines reflective learning and subject-specific knowledge with skills-based practical study to qualify as a professional teacher.

Study mode: full time | part time

PGCE Geography

PGCE

Train to teach Geography and join an exciting, rewarding and changing profession.

Study mode: full time

PGCE Mathematics

PGCE

Train to teach Mathematics and join an exciting, rewarding and changing profession.

Study mode: full time

PGCE Modern Foreign Languages

PGCE

Train to teach languages and join an exciting, rewarding and changing profession.

Study mode: full time

PGCE Science

PGCE

Train to teach Science and join an exciting, rewarding and changing profession.

Study mode: full time

Professional Doctorate in Education

EdD

This doctoral-level qualification is for professionals working in the educational sector.

Study mode: part time


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Flexible and Professional

Further Education and Training

CertEd

Reflect on and expand your practice as a teacher or trainer while enhancing your opportunities for further study and career prospects within your chosen education-related profession.

Study mode: full time | part time

Early Years Care and Education

FdA

Endorsed by the Early Years sector, this course is for enthusiastic and committed early years professionals.

Study mode: part time

Educational Leadership and Management

PgDip

A professionally relevant course for teachers, trainers, lecturers and instructors within the private, public, commercial or voluntary sectors of education and training who aspire to senior management positions.

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Educational Leadership and Management

PgCert

A professionally relevant campus-based course for teachers, trainers, lecturers and instructors within the private, public, commercial or voluntary sectors of education and training who aspire to senior management positions.

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Early Years Initial Teacher Training

GradCert

Train as a specialist in early childhood development and learn to lead and organise high-quality practice in the early years workforce.

Study mode: part time

Learning Support

FdA

Earn a nationally recognised qualification to develop your knowledge and critical understanding to enhance your learning support role.

Study mode: full time | part time

Professional Doctorate in Education

EdD

This doctoral-level qualification is for professionals working in the educational sector.

Study mode: part time


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Postgraduate Research

Education, Childhood and youth Studies

PhD and MPhil opportunities

Research areas include: childhood health and culture, digital society and education, pedagogy, policy and practice in education...

Humanities and Social Science

MRes

Focus your research interest in the humanities and social sciences as you work towards being able to translate your learning into research related outputs....


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