Study at Staffordshire University and become part of our Institute of Education.
Influenced by the Staffordshire Centre of Learning and Pedagogic Practice (SCoLPP), our Education degrees combine innovative teaching with work-based learning opportunities, enabling you to make an informed decision about your career aspirations.
Our Education and Early Childhood Studies courses have a core first year and incorporate cross-disciplinary working, so you’ll cover all aspects of education before selecting which path you wish to follow in your second year. Our optional pathways mean you can select to follow a broad Education curriculum for your entire degree or choose to develop specialist knowledge in SEND (special educational needs and disabilities), education for a sustainable world or mental health and wellbeing.
Explore our courses in Education, Children and Teaching
Our education courses aim to prepare you for the career you choose to follow. Our Education and Early Childhood Studies degrees will put you in the strongest position to start many child support related careers or to study a PGCE and become a qualified teacher, whereas with our Primary Education with QTS course, you’ll graduate as a fully qualified teacher, ready to step into the world of work.
As an Education student at Staffordshire University you’ll develop the skills needed to thrive in a digital society, learning in technology-rich environments and using digital devices, applications and services to succeed in your academic life and in employment.
Following your Early Childhood or Education Studies degree, should you decide that you’d like to become a teacher, you can continue your studies with us to gain your PGCE and become a newly qualified teacher. We have numerous PGCEs available to enable you to teach in primary or secondary schools.
Our undergraduates progress to various careers including:
- Education welfare
- Nursery management
- Educational administration or management
- Play work
- Learning support
- Social work
- Charity work