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Education, Children & Communities

If you want to make a difference to the lives of others, inspire them, challenge them and help them to prove what they are capable of, then these courses could be for you. You could be considering teaching, in which case these courses give you time and practical experiences to weigh up your future options whilst developing your expertise in a related area.

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Undergraduate courses

PE and dance teacher teaches a pupil who stretches her hands up high

BA (Hons) Physical Education with Dance

Undergraduate

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SENDCO works with a child with a motor disability

BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs & Disability Studies

Undergraduate

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BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work

Undergraduate

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A psychologist does circle work with teachers

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Education

Undergraduate

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Two psychology students examine models of the brains

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Undergraduate

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BA (Hons) Early Childhood

Undergraduate

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Early Years practitioner shares a book with young children

FdA Early Years

Undergraduate

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An educator is giving one-to-one support as a child writes

FdA Teaching and Learning

Foundation, Undergraduate

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Counselling

MPsy Master of Psychotherapy and Counselling

Undergraduate

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Students in wetsuits and safety gear go coasteering along the shoreline

BA (Hons) Outdoor Adventure Education

Undergraduate

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Postgraduate courses

Early Years teacher and twin boys play with sand

Postgraduate Diploma in Early Years with Initial Teacher Training

Postgraduate

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MA Early Years

Postgraduate

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MA Education

Postgraduate

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Four postgraduate students are discussing an idea

MA Education - Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership

Postgraduate

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A teacher and a pupil with Down's Syndrome engage on a task that uses a mobile phone

MA Education - Disability

Postgraduate

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Three senior teachers planning together

MA Education - Educational Leadership

Postgraduate

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MA Literature for Children and Young Adults

Postgraduate

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MA Professional Education Practice

Postgraduate

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MA Social Policy

Postgraduate

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MA Youth & Community Practice - Research and Leadership

Postgraduate

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MA Youth and Community Work

Postgraduate

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Master of Public Health (MPH)

Postgraduate

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MRes

Postgraduate

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Counselling

MSc Advanced Psychotherapy and Counselling Studies

Postgraduate

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Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring

Postgraduate

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MA Oracy in Education and Professional Practice

Postgraduate

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Student testimonials

Sara Dugdale, 2nd year, BA (Hons) Primary Education.

“You learn about the roots of education and get opportunities to put your learning in to practice with your school-based experiences.”



Marlies Maczejka, 3rd year, BA (Hons) Outdoor Adventure Education.

“I’ve had multiple opportunities to travel to different countries, helping me gain better understanding of diverse cultures and different perspectives on life. I’ve learnt and developed many skills and had unforgettable experiences. The opportunities I’ve had here have given me a bright future.”


Emmanuel Rouve, MA Education graduate.

“I use my Masters' every day as the Director of the School of Apprenticeships in the French Navy, specifically in the creation of a coaching culture within the school.”


Sonya Williams, BA (Hons) Youth & Community graduate.

“I am working at the place I most enjoyed in my university placements, with a team of dedicated people who are proud to help homeless and vulnerable young people. I can only convey my gratitude to my lecturers and peers to thank you for all your help. I would not have done it without you.”

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