Department of Education

Undergraduate study

Key facts about Education at Sussex

  • after you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can continue your studies with us to become a qualified teacher. We offer three different routes to Qualified Teacher Status, and even after you've qualified and moved on from Sussex, you can access our support programme for Newly Qualified Teachers
  • 87% of undergraduate education students were in work or further study six months after graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2017)

Childhood and youth studies

Choosing to study Education at university isn't just about teacher training. The University of Sussex has recently invested in the field of childhood and youth studies, hiring leading experts in this area and fostering interdisciplinary opportunities, so that you can study educational issues from a wider range of perspectives.

We run our Childhood and Youth: Theory and Practice BA jointly with the Department of Social Work and Social Care at Sussex. By studying this BA, you prepare yourself for a wide range of careers in working with children, including policy-based governmental positions.

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