Department of Education

50th Anniversary Conference: International Education and Globalisation

Please join colleagues from the Department of Education on campus for a weekend of celebration, discussion and debate.

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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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Accessible, engaging textbooks could improve children’s learning

It’s not enough to just hand out textbooks in every classroom however.

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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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Education partnership in Jordan to boost international research & recruitment

The agreement will see academics from Bath travel to Jordan in order to deliver aspects of our successful part-time MA Education course.

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Research impact

Our research tackles key societal issues, investigating formal and informal contexts for learning to influence national and international policy and practice.

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Caitlin Burrows

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

- BA Education with Psychology (formerly Childhood, Youth and Education Studies)

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Study at our 2017 Summer School

Mike Fertig teaching students in a seminar room

Our Summer School is an excellent opportunity for students to undertake face-to-face study whilst working towards their qualifications.

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


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

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