Education & learning
Discover our range of education & learning courses, find out more about our facilities and hear from current students about their experience at University of Gloucestershire.
Study an undergraduate degree in education & learning at the University. Discover our undergraduate education & learning courses below.
Postgraduate taught courses
Study a postgraduate degree in education & learning at the University. Discover our postgraduate education & learning courses below.
Postgraduate research degrees
Research degrees including PhDs, Doctorates or Masters by Research enable you to pursue your own research enquiry.
Higher and degree apprenticeships
Higher and degree apprenticeships are a great and cost-effective way for employers to upskill their staff, and for individual learners to obtain both a higher qualification and professional skills.
96% of our graduates are in employment or further study*
*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2023 and based on 2020/21 leavers
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Education & learning FAQs
We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about education & learning degrees.
If you have an interest in inspiring the future generations through teaching and education practices then an education & learning degree is for you. Perhaps you want to work with pre school age children, teach within a classroom, or a become a special educational needs teacher – you’ll find an education & learning degree to suit you at University of Gloucestershire.
Our education & learning degrees include practical placements, allowing you to exercise your theory in practice within educational settings and therefore enhance your employability post study.
We offer a range of education & learning degrees that allow you to specialise in the different areas that interest you. We have degrees that focus on primary education, specialist secondary education and inclusive education.
Our undergraduate education & learning degrees are:
• Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)
• Education BA (Hons)
• Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs BA (Hons)
• Primary Education with QTS BEd (Hons)
• Physical Education BA (Hons)
• Sport, Coaching and Physical Education BSc (Hons).
Our postgraduate education & learning degrees include:
• Education MA
• Education, Ethics and Leadership MA
• Inclusive Education MA
• Primary Education PGCE
• School Direct – General Primary PGCE (School Funded)
• Secondary Education Art and Design PGCE
• Secondary Education Biology PGCE
• Secondary Education Computing PGCE
• Secondary Education English PGCE
• Secondary Education Geography PGCE
• Secondary Education History PGCE
• Secondary Education Mathematics PGCE
• Secondary Education Physical Education PGCE.
An education & learning degree can lead to a variety of careers within the industry. If you undertake a degree with qualified teacher status (QTS), or a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) you can become a teacher within primary or secondary education.
With other education degrees you can go on to work within the following positions:
• Forest schooling
• Museum education
• Animal education
• Teaching English as a foreign language.
Interested in applying for one of our education & learning courses? Applications for undergraduate degrees are made through UCAS, while applications for postgraduate degrees are made directly to the university.
If you are interested in a PGCE, you need to apply via the gov.uk website.