Department of Education

Policy brief challenges UK universities on ethnic make-up of students

Our new Policy Brief 'Diverse Places of Learning?' looks at ethnic diversity and composition of students attending UK universities.

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International Academic Manifesto

Dr Richard Watermeyer contributes to international publication on HE, focusing on the UK context and REF.

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Researchers discuss the 'Dutch Way' in education

What is it that the Dutch offer their children that makes them perform so well in almost every measure of educational attainment? That was the topic for discussion at a recent event in The Netherlands to launch a new book, ‘The Dutch Way’, from our researchers.

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Why universities and academics should bother with public engagement

But are UK universities running the risk of institutionalising public engagement?

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Fostering Hope shortlisted for national public engagement award

An innovative research project designed to shift public perceptions about fostering unaccompanied child refugees has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for public engagement.

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Stress put on academics by the REF recognised in Stern review

Recommendations in a new report aim to stamp out game-playing when it comes to the Research Excellence Framework.

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Study at our Doctor of Education Winter School 2018

Elisabeth Barratt-Hacking teaching students in a seminar room.

Our Winter School is for students studying the Doctor of Education (EdD) course. It will take place between 17-24 January 2018.

Undergraduate study

BA Education with Psychology

Dr Alex Masardo and some of our students discuss the Education with Psychology course and life in Bath.

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Our students

Rachel Locke

The University of Bath itself is a great place to be, live and study and offers so many new opportunities.

Rachel Locke

Postgraduate study

MA International Education and Globalisation

Students Zhiling Jiang, Nan Zou and Meenakshy Venkiteswaran speak about their experience and year in Bath.

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Study Centres

Students from the MA Education course share their Study Centre experiences.

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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 and consultancy


Research books

Our research is categorised by these four clusters:

  • Educational Leadership, Management and Governance
  • Internationalisation and Globalisation of Education
  • Language and Educational Practices
  • Learning, Pedagogy  and Diversity

For up-to-date information about our research projects please go to EducationResearch@Bath


Consultant using computer

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

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences