School of Education and Continuing Studies (SECS)
A career in the education sector allows you to work in a vital and fascinating field. Whether you are aiming to be a teacher, a trainer, an administrator or an early years practitioner, the School of Education and Continuing Studies provides the ideal environment for you to undertake your study.
Degrees from the School of Education and Continuing Studies are designed to help you develop the skills that will support you in your future career or develop the one you already have. These skills include critical thinking, team work, communication and presentation skills, self-motivation and organisation, initiative and flexibility. Read more about employability in our degrees.
Work experience and placements
Experience of the workplace is one of the strongest assets in the current competitive job market. All of our degrees involve a work placement, offer you the ability to study alongside an existing job, or allow you to take a work experience position that offers credits toward your degree. Read more about work experience in SECS degrees.
Several of our courses are directly career-related; others may lead into the graduate career market more widely. Visit our guide to occupations to learn more.
Enterprise and entrepreneurship
The School aims to encourage its students to develop the confidence and optimism that allows them to convert their employability skills into entrepreneurial ones. Read more about enterprise at the university's careers and recruitment service, Purple Door Careers and Recruitment.