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Why study Education at Brunel?

Through expert teaching, research and support, studying education at Brunel will give you the strong foundation you need to make a difference in a variety of educational contexts.

Education at Brunel looks at more than just teaching. We understand that your education and development can take place in a wide number of environments, so we’ll give you a balanced view of educational theory, policy and practice within a range of educational contexts. This means you’ll have a strong foundation to succeed whether you’re set on getting into teaching,  educational psychology, social work or counselling.

We offer the full range of provision, from BA through to PGCE and MA to Ed Doc and PhD, which makes Brunel an exciting place to come and study.

You’ll be supported and surrounded by academics who have a wealth of experience in education and teaching in different contexts across all age groups and abilities. Their knowledge and first-hand experiences will help you develop a deeper understanding of the concepts you’ll tackle in the classroom and insight into careers and opportunities outside of it. Your experience will also benefit from meeting and working with the wide variety of different students who choose to come and study education at Brunel. Whether you’ve recently finished formal education and would like to progress, are looking to have a change in career or want to enhance your existing knowledge, you’re likely find others in a similar position on your course. This creates a community where no matter your age or background you’ll work closely to share ideas, inspiration and opportunities.

If you are considering a teaching career, you may choose to undertake one of our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) courses. Our Primary and Secondary PGCE courses are judged as ‘outstanding’  by Ofsted (2015) and will give you the knowledge, skills and experience to gain employment as a teacher and the opportunity to progress into a leadership and management role in a school or in the wider world of education.