Department of Education

New project to analyse how Twitter is used in Higher Education

We have received funding from the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) to investigate how universities communicate with one another on Twitter.

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School governors ‘crucial’ within new education system

The largest ever report on the state of school governance is presented to Government.

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Research student insight

Skye is conducting research on the role language plays in students’ learning development in English as a foreign classroom.

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Caitlin Burrows

"If I was ever asked to make the decision again, I wouldn’t change a thing."

- BA Childhood, Youth and Education Studies

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Undergraduate Study

Open Day video

View some highlights from our University Open Day in our video.

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Our students

Nina Cattaneo

We are inspired to learn from enthusiastic and experienced lecturers.

— Nina Cattaneo
BA Sport and Social Sciences (graduate)

Postgraduate Study

MA Education video

Lindsay Engram a full-time MA Education student talks about the programme.

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Research Degrees

Researching a PhD

Susannah Learoyd-Smith and Skye Xin Zhao discuss researching a PhD in our Department.

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Research student insights

Take an insight into what it is like researching in our Department.

You can also view the research projects our students are working on.

Research & Consultancy


Research books

Our research is categorised by these five themes:

  1. Educational Policy and Globalisation
  2. Educational Philosophy and Theory
  3. Educational Organisation and Change
  4. Disability and Difference in Education
  5. Sport in Education & society


Consultant using computer

Our Department offers a variety of research-based consultancy services to meet your requirements.

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Research students showcase their projects

Students and staff recently attended a showcase of postgraduate student's work.

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Academic staff
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Undergraduate admissions
Tel: +44 (0)1225 38 3019

Postgraduate admissions
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Department enquiries
Tel: +44 (0)1225 38 6341

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences