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.
Chloe Collins is a final year undergraduate student on the Education with Psychology course. Read more about her placement year experience.
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: Dr Shona McIntosh discusses the educational policy gap exposed by COVID-19 and asks, whose job is it to support children’s learning?
Blog: Professor Hugh Lauder reviews the government's response to COVID-19, the thought process behind herd immunity, and 'wicked theories' in policymaking.
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
Postgraduate degrees to enhance your career in international English language education.