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Undergraduate courses starting in 2022

Education is concerned with how people develop and learn throughout their lives. It involves critiquing the teaching methods and environments in which we learn.

The study of education enables you to identify and challenge the purposes, practices and functions of education in different contexts.

You’ll explore government priorities relating to children’s lives and wellbeing, and the role of education in these. You will learn how to question the role that education plays in addressing fundamental issues relating to inequality, citizenship and the environment.

Our course in this subject is delivered by the Department of Education with relevant units taught by the Department of Psychology.



The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject. Data for these courses is represented in some league tables under Psychology due to the number of students on the course.

‘Children are the future. I think we need to give them opportunities so they can be individuals in society.’
Charlotte Cowley BA (Hons) Education with Psychology (Graduating year, 2018)