A combination of several humanities subjects, an education degree will prepare you for a career in a changeable and constantly-developing field. As well as covering the theoretical and practical applications of educational concepts, you will cover the managerial and financial aspects of the education sector. This will mean that you have the knowledge and skills to work at many different levels, from a teacher, to senior management at an institution.
Studying for a postgraduate degree in education allows you to build on the skills you gained at undergraduate level, developing you as an educational professional. Your theoretical knowledge and practical abilities will be challenged, and you will have the opportunity to further explore your role as an educator, and the impact you have on your students.
Modules you study might include education and mental wellbeing, special and inclusive education, leadership in education, and teaching controversial issues. If you are training to become a subject specific teacher, your degree will also include modules that are tailored to your chosen subject.
The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.
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