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A leading department with internationally recognised quality in teaching and research in education

Undergraduate study

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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 THE (2021) ranking of the Research Excellence Framework results placed the department 5th in the UK for research.


Finalists for the 2023 System Early Career Researcher Award

Monday 19 February 2024

Dr Natalie Finlayson has been selected as a finalist for the journal System's 2023 Early Career Researcher Award.

Departmental MOOC presented to the Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology

Friday 8 December 2023

On 8 November 2023, Andy Cirocki attended a Teacher’s Day event, organised by the British Council Indonesia in Jakarta.

Reading ‘beats’ TV for sparking imaginative thinking, says expert

Tuesday 28 November 2023

Reading books is more effective at stimulating the imagination compared to watching images and stories unfold on screen, a new study has suggested.

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