Careers in Education

Are you intrigued by how people learn but not sure which course is right for you? If you've ever wondered where a degree in Education Studies can take you, take a look at the careers our courses can lead too.

From inspiring, motivating and educating learners to encouraging discussion around wider debates and supporting them in developing their skills to think critically, now couldn’t be a more exciting time to study our Education Studies degree.


Studying Education studies, you could go on to become a...

Teacher (early years, primary or secondary)

Do you have a passion to inspire young minds and a commitment to ensuring that every child achieves their potential? If so, this could be the career for you. You'll link pupils' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further, challenging and inspiring pupils to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding. Please note, in order to achieve qualified teacher status, you will also need to complete a PCGE.  Find out more.

Education consultant

Education consultants use their experience in learning, teaching, and assessment to help develop the curriculum, or work with organisations and learners to identify and support their specialist needs. The work is varied - it can either be broad, or you can specialise in one particular area. There are also international opportunities within this field of work.  Find out more.

Youth Worker

Youth workers guide and support young people aged 11 to 25. They organise activities to help with personal and social development, enabling young people to believe in themselves and build positive futures. With a wide range of employment opportunities, you could be working in a detached youth work, community development, schools and colleges, working with refugee and asylum seekers and housing projects - the possibilities are endless.  Find out more.