There are many reasons why the School of Education attracts students from across the EU and further afield – from our world-class facilities and resources to innovative teaching and learning practices.

We are also recognised for our strong partnerships with schools, colleges and other educational establishments across the region, which means you will be well supported when undertaking teacher training placements.

Our reputation for providing superb teacher training is not confined to the UK as we have worked closely with the Egyptian government and a number of universities in China, delivering high quality teaching programmes.

We welcome applications from overseas students and have recently introduced a full-time MA in International Education.

The school delivers the Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes for international students whose first language is not English.

Our international office offers dedicated support to all overseas students, ensuring that your time here is fulfilling, successful and happy.

International Education - MA
International Education - MA

A course for anyone with an interest in education and could lead to a career in many education and training settings.
International Education - MA >>

Overseas partnerships
International partner institutions

We work with universities and colleges to deliver teacher training and education courses in China and Egypt.
International partners >>

Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes
Foundation Certificate in English

This course helps you enhance your academic English skills and prepares you for study in a British university.
Foundation Certificate >>

CPD courses
Continuing professional development

We offer a number of continuing professional development courses which can be delivered in the UK, or our tutors can travel to you.
CPD courses >>

Overseas students studying in the UK are happier and have a better learning experience compared to those studying in other countries.

The International Undergraduate Students: The UK's Competitive Advantage report asked 365,754 international students studying outside their home country to give their feedback on what it's like to study in this country. And the UK scored top in every aspect.

So if you're looking at studying with us, you'll be making a good choice.

Overall measures: ranked positions
Undergraduate 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014
Recommendation 1 4 3 5 2
Overall satisfaction 1 4 3 5 2
Arrival overall 1 2 4 5 3
Learning overall 1 4 3 5 2
Living overall 1 2 5 3 4
Support overall 1 4 5 3 2