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Careers and Employability

Career Opportunities

The programme develops a wide range of skills that are invaluable for many socially oriented professional not only in education-related areas but also in a range of careers from social services and theatre management to health care and policy making.

You may begin your career in educational practice, the charity sector, youth work, career and skills work, educational publishing, prisons, hospitals, speech therapy, psychology, social work, research or teaching (following further PGCE study).

You may, however, choose to progress to one of our postgraduate courses including the MA Educational Studies.

Start building your CV as you study

As part of your degree, you’ll have the opportunity in your second year to undertake a work-based placement, letting you experience working in an educational environment of your choosing. Not only that, you’ll also benefit from employability lectures and a strong focus on preparing you for entering the world of work. This practical element of your degree will help set you apart and give you a head start after you graduate. Learn more about our work-based placement module