Teaching, Education & Childhood Studies

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Teaching, Education & Childhood Studies INTRODUCTION

If you’re a diligent and compassionate individual who wants to make a concrete difference, then this is right subject area for you. We have a long-established history of being a major provider of high-quality programmes, partnerships, and research opportunities in the teaching and education field.

Gain a deep understanding of the education system and the fundamentals of how people learn. Our courses provide the academic knowledge and practice-based learning that underpins a purposeful professional career.  

You will learn how to strengthen your grasp of important issues, skills, and structures related to education, with each course designed to better our society. 

Foundation Teaching, Education & Childhood Studies COURSES

4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Education and Youth Studies with Foundation Year

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, families and communities? Our Education and Youth Studies degree provides you with the knowledge and critical understanding to explore the nature and functions of education in relation to young people with their families and communities. If you aspire to teach or work with young people, this fascinating programme prepares you for a rewarding career in a variety of roles.

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4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Education Studies with Foundation Year

Educators make a lasting impact on people’s lives. Whether you want to become a teacher or work in educational charities, publishing, local government, or the service and heritage industries, Education Studies leads to challenging and rewarding careers.

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4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Education Studies and Early Childhood with Foundation Year

Research shows that early childhood education plays a critical role in cognitive development and later life. The Education Studies (Early Childhood) degree is perfect if you want to analyse in-depth why those early learning processes are so vital.

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4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Education Studies and Special Educational Needs with Foundation Year

Educators make a lasting impact on people’s lives. By specialising in Special Educational Needs you could make a positive impact on some of society’s most vulnerable people, while working to bring about a more inclusive society.  

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Undergraduate Teaching, Education & Childhood Studies COURSES

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Education and Youth Studies

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, families and communities? Our Education and Youth Studies degree provides you with the knowledge and critical understanding to explore the nature and functions of education in relation to young people with their families and communities. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Education Studies

Educators make a lasting impact on people’s lives. Whether you want to become a teacher or work in educational charities, publishing, local government, or the service and heritage industries, Education Studies leads to challenging and rewarding careers.  

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Education Studies and Early Childhood

If you want to make a positive difference to the lives of young children, their families and the societies in which they grow up, this degree is for you.  Early childhood education plays a critical role in the cognitive, social and emotional development of individuals in ways which impact their formative years and later lives.

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3 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Childhood and Youth Studies

Our broad focused BA in Childhood and Youth Studies is a highly-rewarding course.

It prepares you to have a positive impact on the learning, development, health and wellbeing of children and their families across all sectors.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Education and English Literature

Broaden and enrich your mind with an exploration of English Literature while training to inspire others in their learning with Education Studies. Our joint honours course embraces educational themes, ideas and practices through the study of educational theories and philosophies, alongside a deep examination of how literary texts work from historical, theoretical and cultural perspectives. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Education Studies and Special Educational Needs

Educators make a lasting impact on people’s lives. By specialising in Special Educational Needs you could make a positive impact on some of society’s most vulnerable people, while working to bring about a more inclusive society.  Working in Special Educational Needs can offer some of the most rewarding, inspiring and satisfying careers possible. Our course offers you the first steps on such a pathway.  

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3 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Physical Education and Sport

This exciting, multi-disciplinary degree will prepare you to pursue postgraduate teacher training in physical education, while maintaining a broad view on education, sport and wellbeing. You will be joining a community of scholars of sport and education, where together we stimulate a high degree of independence and resilience.

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3 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Primary Education with QTS

At the Institute of Education at the University of Winchester, we know what you need to learn and understand to thrive in the classroom.  We know how important it is that teachers are autonomous, innovative, critical and reflective practitioners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enable all children to grow and learn. 

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Postgraduate Teaching, Education & Childhood Studies COURSES

3 years part-time
MA

Education

The MA Education at Winchester is grounded in research-informed teaching, with opportunities to reflect on and analyse aspects of practice within your own education context. The programme is suitable for practitioners working in primary, secondary, early years and post-compulsory settings.

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4 years part-time
MA

Medical Education

The philosophy of the programme is grounded in a view of professional development through research-based activity. In each module, you are supported to engage with the theories which guide your educational practice in the situations you encounter in your role, and to test and develop these theories through research and reflection. The teaching and learning approach of the course is founded on the principle that learning is an active, experiential and collaborative process.

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1 year full-time; 3 years part-time
MRes

Social Research in Education

Social Research in Education at Winchester offers a programme of focused study of research methods applicable to educational settings and educational enquiry. You are equipped and encouraged to develop an in-depth understanding of research methods, research design, and the cultural and ethical contexts in which educational research takes place. 

 

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1 year full time
PGCE

PGCE 5-11 with SEND

At the Institute of Education at the University of Winchester, we know what you need to learn and understand to thrive in the classroom.  We know how important it is that teachers are autonomous, innovative, critical and reflective practitioners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enable all children to grow and learn. 

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Primary 3-7

At the Institute of Education at the University of Winchester, we know what you need to learn and understand to thrive in the classroom.  We know how important it is that teachers are autonomous, innovative, critical and reflective practitioners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enable all children to grow and learn. 

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Primary 5-11

PGCE Primary is a postgraduate professional programme of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) leading to the academic awards of either a Postgraduate Certificate in Education or a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education. Both awards include the recommendation of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Your QTS Status allows you teach any age range, however this programme prepares you to teach particular age ranges.

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PGCE

PGCE Primary School Led

The PGCE Primary School Led programme is a postgraduate professional programme of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) leading to the academic award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and the recommendation of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Primary with Mathematics

PGCE Primary is a postgraduate professional programme of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) leading to the academic awards of either a Postgraduate Certificate in Education or a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education. Both awards include the recommendation of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Your QTS Status allows you teach any age range, however this programme prepares you to teach particular age ranges.

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Secondary Geography with History

The University of Winchester has a long history in teacher education and is recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider. The University offers a stimulating and supportive learning environment that challenges and inspires trainees. Our passion is to provide a university experience that helps you reach your full potential and make a real difference to your pupil’s lives. 

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Secondary Geography with Religious Education

The University of Winchester has a long history in teacher education and is recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider. The University offers a stimulating and supportive learning environment that challenges and inspires trainees. Our passion is to provide a university experience that helps you reach your full potential and make a real difference to children’s lives. 

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Secondary History with Geography

The University of Winchester has a long history in teacher education and is recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider. The University offers a stimulating and supportive learning environment that challenges and inspires trainees. Our passion is to provide a university experience that helps you reach your full potential and make a real difference to children’s lives. 

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Secondary History with Religious Education

The University of Winchester has a long history in teacher education and is recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider. The University offers a stimulating and supportive learning environment that challenges and inspires trainees. Our passion is to provide a university experience that helps you reach your full potential and make a real difference to children’s lives.

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Secondary Religious Education with Geography

The University of Winchester has a long history in teacher education and is recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider. The University offers a stimulating and supportive learning environment that challenges and inspires trainees. Our passion is to provide a university experience that helps you reach your full potential and make a real difference to children’s lives. 

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1 year full-time
PGCE

PGCE Secondary Religious Education with History

The University of Winchester has a long history in teacher education and is recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider. The University offers a stimulating and supportive learning environment that challenges and inspires trainees. Our passion is to provide a university experience that helps you reach your full potential and make a real difference to children’s lives. 

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PGCE

PGCE Secondary School Led

The PGCE Secondary School Led programme is a postgraduate professional programme of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) leading to the academic award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and the recommendation of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

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"I think my favourite thing about the course was the placement year. It was definitely getting me ready to have my own classroom and have my own class, but also the modules allowed me to get really hands on." Lucy, Primary Education Graduate

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