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Explore the latest theories underpinning the study of education. Apply what you learn to bring about positive changes in teaching, education leadership or policy and research. Whether it’s early years, further and higher education or lifelong learning.

You’ll join a group of like-minded scholars making a difference in education research and teaching around the world. Explore topics from curriculum design to special educational needs on our undergraduate degrees. Specialise in areas like leadership, and education practice and innovation at master’s level. Become a teacher with our range of teacher training courses.

  • 96%

    education and psychology undergraduates employed or in further study within 15 months

     average from the Graduate Outcomes survey 2019/20 and 2020/21 (published 2022 & 2023)

  • PGCEs for primary and secondary education rated Outstanding by Ofsted

  • 93%

    overall student satisfaction

    Percentage agree score for the University of Southampton Education department in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2023

Education courses

Our undergraduate and postgraduate education courses give you the skills to move forward in your career. Master's programmes include the MSc Education Online which you can study anywhere in the world. Start your teaching career with confidence by studying on our PGCE programmes. Investigate a topic in depth with a research degree.

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