Education, Teaching and Childhood Studies

Education, Teaching and Childhood Studies

Our programmes enable you to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and adults. At Hull, Education, Teaching and Childhood Studies is part of the School of Education and Social Sciences, which sits in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

COURSES

Our strong partnerships with hundreds of schools, colleges, community organisations and early years settings give you the opportunity to apply theory to real-world situations.

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Undergraduate

  • Early Childhood Education and Care (1 year top-up)

    Top up your foundation degree on a course that combines academic theory with fun and creative ways to encourage young children to participate in learning.

  • Early Childhood Studies

    This programme is fully-focused on employability, enabling you to move straight into the early years workforce or postgraduate teacher education.

  • Education and Early Years (1 year top-up)

    Ideal for those aspiring for a professional role in the early education sector, this one-year course is a top-up for students with a foundation degree.

  • Education Studies

    Make a real difference with work placements in schools and other settings – including the chance to study or undertake a placement abroad.

  • Education Studies with TESOL

    This qualification will allow you to teach in language schools around the world. It also includes the chance to study or undertake a placement abroad.

  • Education Studies, Social Inclusion and Special Needs

    This programme responds to the need for professionals in social, educational and administrative settings to have a broad knowledge of social inclusion.

  • Education, Society and Culture (top-up) (part-time)

    Aimed at those working in an educational setting, you'll build on existing knowledge and understanding, examine educational issues and new ways of thinking

  • FD Early Childhood Studies

    This foundation degree is ideal for child-minders, pre-school learning leaders and early-years practitioners. Develop valuable knowledge while you work.

  • Learning and Teaching (Primary Education) top-up

    This course allows you to top-up to a full Honours degree as well as be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at Key Stages 1 and 2.

  • Learning Support (part-time)

    Designed for learning support workers in educational settings, you'll learn through online, independent study, and work-based learning and taught modules.

  • Primary Teaching

    This degree is a direct route into entry-level primary school teaching. You'll benefit from our excellent links with Primary Partnership schools.

  • Working with Children, Young People and Families

    Working with Children, Young People and Families (BA Hons) undergraduate course at the University of Hull.

  • Youth Work and Community Development

    Gain an academic degree and two professional qualifications – one for youth work and one for community development.

Postgraduate Taught

  • MA in Education

    This degree gives teachers the skills, knowledge and leadership qualities to improve pupil development and achievement in schools.

  • MA in Education and Digital Technologies

    Ideal for teachers and support staff interested in the application and impact of technologies in educational settings.

  • MA in Education and Early Childhood

    This specialist programme focuses on policies, services, child development, early years pedagogy, and research in early childhood.

  • MA in Education and Leadership

    Aimed at those responsible for the policy, provision or practice of leading learning, this degree focuses on developing effective learning environments.

  • MA in Education, Inclusion and Special Needs

    Investigate the complexities around inclusion, methods to meet needs of all learners, focusing on those who might experience marginalisation in society.

  • MA in Pedagogy and Practice

    Develop your existing qualifications or experience, focusing on a project you're passionate about. Research in your institution, supported by a mentor.


Postgraduate Research

  • Education research degrees

    We have experts in a wide range of topics. Programmes include Med by Research, MPhil, EdD Professional Doctorate in Education, and PhD.

Teacher training courses

  • PGCE Primary 3-7 years

    This course covers Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, with an emphasis on the quality of classrooms to accelerate learning and development.

  • PGCE Primary 5-11 years

    Benefit from our relationships with over 150 infant, junior and primary schools, who are involved in the design of this programme, recruitment and training

  • Primary Teaching

    This degree is a direct route into entry-level primary school teaching. You'll benefit from our excellent links with Primary Partnership schools.

  • PGCE Secondary Biology

    Gain the skills to be a confident and confident Biology teacher with this PGCE at Hull, with good science teacher employment opportunities on our doorstep.

  • PGCE Secondary Chemistry

    Train to blow some minds by teaching Chemistry, one of the most exciting subjects on any curriculum.

  • PGCE Secondary English

    This Secondary PGCE programme is for those who wish to be an English subject specialist across the 11-16 age range.

  • PGCE Secondary Geography

    This degree converts geographers into competent and engaging geography teachers, studying with dedicated subject tutors and experience in two schools.

  • PGCE Secondary History

    This programme is for students who wish to be a History subject specialist, studying with dedicated subject tutors and gain experience in two schools.

  • PGCE Secondary Maths

    This programme is for students who are passionate about maths and want to teach it to the 11-16 age range, as something that can be understood and enjoyed.

  • PGCE Secondary Modern Foreign Languages

    Become a Modern Foreign Languages teacher and provide pupils with valuable, lifelong skills that could shape their future careers.

  • PGCE Secondary Physics with Maths

    Supported by the Institute of Physics and the Royal Academy of Engineering, learn to teach both physics and engineering, boosting your employability.

  • Learning and Teaching (Primary Education) top-up

    This course allows you to top-up to a full Honours degree as well as be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at Key Stages 1 and 2.

Rebecca Blackman

You really do get to know your lecturers…and they are always happy to help you…having that support is quite significant.

Rebecca Blackman
BA Education with Social Inclusion and Special Needs

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

This is your chance to make a real difference to the next generation of thinkers, makers and dreamers. Here you’ll be shaping the lives of children and adults, picking up theory that will set you up for a career in a school, college or early years setting. Or use the skills you learn to branch out into other areas such as youth, health, social care, and other areas of the wider children’s workforce.

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We have a broad range of programmes which allows you to specialise in a particular age range, using advanced teaching methods taught by expert staff whose research spans a range of fascinating areas.

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You'll have the opportunity to study toward Forest School certification, which allows practitioners to lead children's learning experiences in outdoor contexts, a much valued skill in the sector.

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We offer a diverse range of routes into teaching. At undergraduate level, we offer several degrees with an additional qualification for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). We have strong partnerships for initial teacher training and offer PGCE programmes at postgraduate level.

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FACILITIES

Students can now get closer to nature after a purpose-built environmental classroom was opened at Thwaite Botanical Gardens.

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CAREERS

We have excellent links with more than 600 educational institutions across the UK. This means that our courses all come with fantastic opportunities to put your learning into practice in a place that suits your interests and specialisms, giving you the kind of practical experience that future employers value.

our degrees are distinctively focussed on employability

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OUR RESEARCH

From technology enhanced learning to theoretical perspectives on Higher Education, we have a strong tradition of supporting and developing researchers of national and international standing.

STUDY ABROAD

Our Education Studies degree gives you the opportunity to boost your employability even further, by spending a semester studying at one of our partner universities abroad.

Study from an international perspective to boost your employability

 

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