The study of education enables us to identify and challenge its purposes, practices and functions in different contexts.
Department of Education
We conduct research and teach courses to further our understanding of a range of education-related issues nationally and internationally.
Our Department of Education offers a range of postgraduate courses, from taught master's to research degrees.
View our MPhil, PhD and Doctor of Education (EdD) courses available in the Department of Education.
Studying our BA Education with Psychology at Bath has helped Sophie Vis ignite her passion for primary teaching.
MA Education alumnus, Chris Jenkinson, talks about studying remotely at Bath and how it enabled him to further his career in the United Arab Emirates.
Chloe Collins is a final year undergraduate student on the Education with Psychology course. Read more about her placement year experience.
Blog: Lizzi O. Milligan and Laela Adamson discuss the findings from their policy brief on girls' education and language of instruction in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Blog: Professor Hugh Lauder discusses child poverty and the UK's education system, and the impact of removing the £20 uplift in Universal Credit.
Largest scientific study of its kind finds climate anxiety affects the daily life and functioning of nearly half of children and young people surveyed globally.
Education as and for Epistemic, Environmental and Transitional justice to enable Sustainable Development.
Blog: Professor Hugh Lauder reviews the government's response to COVID-19, the thought process behind herd immunity, and 'wicked theories' in policymaking.
A new report argues that efforts to increase girls’ education in Africa should assess the detrimental effect teaching in English has on learning.
Professor Brad Evans discusses the inherent dangers of Twitter and explores leaving the social media platform.
Dr Simon Hayhoe talks about his new book, Accessible Vacations: An Insider’s Guide to 10 National Parks, which aims to help travellers with disabilities.
Outstanding University of Bath teaching was honoured at the 2021 Education Awards, with Department of Education staff recognised for their contributions.
Experts from the University will partner with Guild Living to deliver its ambitious plans to enhance urban later living communities, including within the City