Our Education courses are delivered by experienced and knowledgeable experts. With a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate education programmes to choose from, the University of Northampton is the ideal place to gain the knowledge and skills you need to pursue your chosen career path in this dynamic and rewarding field.
If you’re interested in becoming a qualified primary teacher, look at our Teacher Training courses.
We offer various routes within education ranging from early years and special educational needs and inclusion, to the study of how people learn leadership management skills. An education degree can give you access to a wide range of careers which can include working with babies, children, young people and families.
Dependent on the course you choose, a variety of placements are available to ensure you have the practical experience alongside your theoretical knowledge. If you are already in employment within the education sector, we have several courses that have been designed to fit around your job.
The entry requirements can vary from each course. Therefore, we advise that you explore the individual specifications and course requirements for your desired subject of study, which can be found on the course page.
Typically, it is required for applicants to hold English and Mathematics GCSEs or equivalent with at least a grade C/4, and standard application processes of interviews, recommendations, and DBS checks may apply.
Students can make use of our outstanding school experience library, which will provide you with the resources you need to support you in your course placements.
You will also be able to develop your academic abilities, including critical analysis and essay writing, with support from the Learning Development team of the library. Additionally, the Learning Technology team offers expert guidance in developing your use of technology.
Our Library and Learning Service works with local partners to deliver a social impact by embracing the Changemaker Challenges. Our research focuses on the key areas of Education; Health and Wellbeing; Culture, Heritage and the Environment; and Enterprise and Innovation.