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Do you have a strong interest in education and learning, but want to keep your career options open? If so, this could be the degree for you. You’ll explore a wide range of disciplines and fields concerned with educational structures, theory and policy, examining how these play out in the practice of education. This course may open up a wide range of opportunities in education, social services, community work, policy development and educational research, as well as other diverse support work.
Why study Education (Early Years) at Nottingham Trent University?
- 97% of our education and teacher training graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE full-time undergraduate leavers 2016-17).
- If you complete your 3 year undergraduate degree, you are guaranteed an interview for a PGCE Primary teacher training course at NTU during your final undergraduate year (terms and conditions apply).
- We are supported by over 600 partnerships with local schools, colleges and organisations, ensuring our courses meet the demands of the competitive graduate market.
- Many of our students choose to take a placement overseas. Recent placements have been available with a cricket project in Namibia, an international school in Brunei, an orphanage in Mombasa and an English language project in Thailand.
Careers and employability
You develop specific skills relating to educational issues, theories of learning, equality and diversity, education policy and practice, creativity and education, and a general understanding of education in social, political and economic contexts.
You also gain skills that are useful in a variety of job sectors:
- communication skills – presenting effective oral and written arguments;
- IT skills;
- research and analytical skills;
- interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team;
- problem-solving skills;
- organisation and time management skills – prioritising your academic/part-time workloads and reflecting on and improving personal practice.
How can I boost my career prospects?
Achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) through completion of the PGCE or equivalent postgraduate qualification is a popular route for Education graduates.
Alternatively, you may wish to take a Masters course in education or a related social science in order to develop your understanding of the theory, research and policy of education, and to enhance your professional knowledge, skills and practice. Some Education graduates go on to study for a PhD in education.
Your future career
Education graduates generally enter jobs working directly with children or young people, in a support capacity. Other roles in an educational setting, but with less direct contact with children or young people. include administration roles in education. There are posts available in other public sector organisations such as local government, the NHS and the civil service.
This Education degree will provide a framework for a wide variety of possible careers. As well as roles based in schools and colleges, students may also consider sectors such as social work, refugee support, training, human resource management and many others. Our graduates* are following a variety of career paths including roles as:
- Learning support assistant
- Support worker
- Funding and monitoring officer
- Teaching assistant
- Early years practitioner
- Human resources manager
- Senior nursery nurse
- PE teacher
- Prison outreach executive
- Behavioural manager
- Early years worker
- Childcare practitioner
- Health and social care officer
*DLHE Survey, 2016-17
Links with industry
We involve industry experts in our courses in a number of ways.
- We consult with employers when we design and update our courses.
- We ensure you are prepared to meet the demands of the workplace by continually checking the currency and validity of our courses with employers.
- You will have the opportunity to have a work placement (if not already in paid or voluntary employment).
- Employers may input directly into your course through guest lectures, projects, and other work-related activities.