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School of Education and Humanities

Whether becoming an inspirational educator, shaping our world by rewriting the stories we live by or critically analysing our religions and history, you'll be challenged and supported to become a leader in society.


Be inspired by published writers, internationally respected historians and innovative philosophers.

Our students are playwrights, poets, researchers and thinkers.

Put learning into practice

Every year our students complete over 4,000 work placements and internships. 

We have partnerships and connections in children's centres, nurseries, museums, art galleries refugee centres and schools.

As well as gaining essential experience on placements, our modules explore aspects of theory and practice so you can build your confidence and employability.

Benefit from our dedicated library, where you can borrow resources and up-to-date texts and research. You'll also have access to specialist equipment and software so you can stay at the forefront of techniques and technology.

Educators of tomorrow

Our aim is for you to graduate as a well-rounded, innovative and passionate educator, with lots of varied experience, ready to inspire those that you work with.


Excitement further afield

Explore Roman, Arabic and Christian sites in the UNESCO World Heritage Centre of Cordoba, Spain*.

You'll be inspired by the city's ancient heritage while touring with published expert, authors and poets. 

Forge unforgettable experiences on field trips to Leicester's Diwali festival, a world-famous event that celebrates Hinduism and its history.

You can also visit theatres, museums and local historic sites, as well as take the opportunity to study abroad in the USA. Canada, Ireland and Spain*.

*terms and conditions apply

​​​​​​​What we have to offer

We see you as educators, teachers, writers, poets, historians and theologians in training. You'll work with experienced practitioners, engage with active researchers and be inspired by published authors in our beautiful Francis Close Hall campus. Leading the way in high quality research, teaching and professional education, we have earned an excellent reputation both in terms of student satisfaction and quality of course delivery.

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