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Education studies

Are you passionate about education? Whether you’re working in the field or looking to start your career, our award-winning lecturers will help you get the best from your studies.

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Our courses

Our education studies degree allows you to explore modern education and methodologies, and incorporates disciplines such as sociology, history and psychology. It is an excellent route into teaching after completing a PGCE qualification, education research or community education.

Award of Institutional Credit in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Improve your higher education teaching skills with this accredited Award of Institutional Credit in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Learn more.

  • Mode: Distance
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Doctorate in Education, EdD

Whether mid-career or a senior professional, our Doctorate in Education welcomes educators wishing to study for a research degree at a centre for excellence.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Education studies

Education and Special Education Needs, Foundation Degree (London South East Colleges, Orpington Campus)

This foundation degree in education and special education needs helps classroom and teaching assistants to develop their skills. Find out more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Education and Special Educational Needs, Foundation Degree (Whitefield)

This foundation degree in education and educational special needs helps classroom and teaching assistants to develop their skills. Find out more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Education and Training, Foundation Degree (NESCOT)

Study our Education and Training, Foundation Degree and extend your skills in teaching & learning, work with a new network, and enjoy challenges of further study

  • Mode: Part time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies; Teacher training

Education and Training, MPhil/PhD

Push frontiers in education and training with a research degree (MPhil/PhD) at the University of Greenwich. Supported by experienced educators. Read more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Education studies

Education Studies (Top Up)

Fulfil your career ambitions in education with an education studies BA that can transform your Level 5 qualification to a full honours degree. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Education Studies, BA Hons (Top up) (NESCOT)

Transform your career opportunities in education by topping up your existing qualifications to earn a BA Education Studies degree. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Education, MA

Our Master’s in Education is ideal for anyone who is passionate about education and wants to make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Education studies

Education, MPhil/PhD

Make a unique contribution to knowledge in education with doctoral study at the University of Greenwich. Study a research degree (MPhil/PhD) in Education.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Education studies

FdA Education & Special Education Needs (North Kent College)

This foundation degree in Education and Special Education Needs teaching assistants to develop their skills. Find out more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Higher Education, PGCert

Explore a range of approaches to higher education teaching with a PGCert in Higher Education in South London. Gain Fellowship of the HEA. Learn more.

  • Mode: Blended learning
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

International Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Online)

Improve your skills to teach in international schools with this online International Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Learn more.

  • Mode: Distance
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies; Teacher training

Primary Education Studies (2-Year Accelerated Degree), BA Hons

Learn about current practice in primary schools and early-years education with our intensive two-year degree. Ideal for advancement to QTS. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Education studies; Teacher training

Professional Certificate in Education / ProfGCE (London South East Colleges, Bromley Campus)

Our professional certificates in education help teachers and trainers gain a recognised teaching qualification. Also available to study online. Read more.

  • Mode: Part time, Distance
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies

Special Educational Needs: Leading Effective and Inclusive Practice (National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination), PGCert

Develop your expertise to lead and co-ordinate special educational needs provision in educational settings. Ideal for newly appointed SENCos. Read more.

  • Mode: Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Education studies; Teacher training

Supporting Teaching and Learning, Foundation Degree (NESCOT)

This foundation degree is a 2 year full-time course providing you with an opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in supporting teaching and learning in the classroom.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Education studies; Teacher training

Communities and societies

Research and partnerships

We have a history of carrying out specific and multidisciplinary activity across a range of research and enterprise contexts including the delivery of training and CPD.

ILD | Institute for Lifecourse Development


The ILD is a key anchor resource hosted by the Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences. Professionals from related fields will work closely together with researchers and stakeholders from public, charitable and voluntary organisations. Together they will develop effective and economically sustainable lifecourse solutions and tackle the grand challenge agendas society faces.

Join us as a research student

We welcome enquiries and applications from those interested in full- or part-time study for MSc, MPhil or PhD research.

Contact

pgr_education_recruit@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867