Welcome to the Department of Education

Welcome from the Head of Department

We are an open and friendly Department, committed to excellence in research and teaching.

Our research groups have a ‌national and international reputation for the quality of their work, and the latest Research Assessment Exercise ranked the Department eighth overall in the UK for research quality.

Professor Judith Bennett

Our Research Centres

Centre for English Language Teaching


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Apply for postgraduate scholarships

Posted on Monday 7 April 2014

Scholarship awards are available to students applying to study for an MA, or MPhil/PhD degree in Education.

Science Education Group feature in DEMO: THE MOVIE

Posted on Monday 10 March 2014

Professor Robin Millar and Mary Whitehouse appear in a new documentary that follows physics teacher Alom Shaha as he explores science demonstrations.

Student perspective on part-time learning

Posted on Monday 10 March 2014

MA Teaching English to Young Learners student Lucy Carlton featured in a Guardian piece on part-time distance learning.

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