The Department of Education & Professional Studies offers three exciting and innovative programmes; a BA in English Language & Communication, a BSc in Science Engagement & Communication and a Foundation Degree/BA in Education Studies.
The BA English Language and Communication is designed for students interested in the English language, media, journalism, linguistics, language education, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics.
The BSc Science Engagement & Communication offers a unique opportunity for students to study science and social science in an exciting and interdisciplinary course. The course will equip students with the intellectual and practical tools needed to explore the roles of science in society. This challenging degree is at the forefront of research and practice, and explores how science touches every part of our lives today.
The Department also offers a Foundation Degree in Education Studies aimed at teaching assistants who want to build on their vocational experience with an academic qualification.
The Department of Education & Professional Studies has an international reputation for research and teaching, an excellent library, comprehensive IT facilities and long established links with many educational institutions in the London area.
At undergraduate level, the department offers a BA in English Language & Communication, a BSc in Science Engagement &Communication and a Foundation Degree in Education Studies.
All programmes are informed by the expertise of department staff who make substantial contributions across the field of education and teaching. Teaching staff on the BA in English Language & Communication conduct significant work in the areas of language, literacy and applied linguistics, eg English as an international language, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition. Teaching staff on the BSc Science Engagement & Communication have made major contributions to science education research and to science education in schools. The Foundation Degree in Education Studies is taught by staff who have extensive experience in a wide variety of teaching contexts and produce world-renowned education research.