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School of Education

The School of Education is renowned for its high-quality teaching and research, and is one of the principal teacher training providers in the UK.

We offer BAs in Early Childhood and Education Studies as well as an exciting new suite of masters’ programmes designed to help education professionals excel in their careers.

As one of the largest providers of Initial Teacher Training courses in London and the South East many teachers have come through our doors through our PGCE, School Direct and BA Primary programmes.


We have a range of BA courses including Early Childhood Studies, Sport Coaching and Education as well as direct routes to QTS through our BA Primary Education.

Our MA courses include Education Leadership and Management, Educational PracticeEducation PolicyEarly Childhood Studies and Special Educational Needs. We also offer a range of PG Certificates in areas such as music and SEN.

The PGCE primary and secondary courses offer the best possible preparation for a career as a teacher.

We also offer a range of short courses to help you further your career. 

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We have an international reputation for high-quality teaching that is informed by our research.

We also enjoy partnerships with over 500 schools in London and the South East which offer a challenging and supportive learning environment for our teaching trainees.

In the 2014 National Student Survey, 88% of our students felt that the standard of teaching in the school was very high.



In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 79% of all our research publications were ranked as "world leading" or "internationally excellent" for their impact.

The School has a vibrant research culture with a reputation for excellence in a number of areas including applied music, special educational needs and the psychology of education, the sociology of education, early childhood studies and the philosophy of education.

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What our students say

Hannah Elhers

"I found the mixture of theory and practice really complemented each other and I got great experience in a range of school settings."

Hannah Ehlers
BA Primary Education

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