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What can you do with a degree in Education Studies?

Careers and employability

Education Studies at Warwick helps you to develop a wide range of skills that are invaluable for many socially oriented professions. The course prepares you for a variety of careers that involves working closely with children and young people, and careers where you will work to help shape policies and influence laws and legislation concerning positive educational outcomes.

Our graduates work in a range of industries from education to social services and theatre management to health care and policy making.

Placements and work experience

You can take a work-based placement module (core) in Year Two, with a minimum of 15 hours on placement.

Find out more about our work placements

Your career

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work in a wide range of sectors, including careers in:

  • Primary School teaching
  • Secondary School and Post-16 teaching
  • Arts and Heritage work
  • Community-based, Charity and NGO work
  • Family Liaison and Social Work
  • Training and Development roles
  • Social Research

Supporting your career

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant to support you. They offer impartial advice and guidance, together with workshops and events throughout the year.

Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Meet Your Alumni: real-life career stories from the Department of Education Studies Alumni
  • Careers in Education
  • Careers with children and young people
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Department of Education Studies Careers Workshops

Find out more about careers support at Warwick.