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Meet Education MA graduate: Phil Marsh  

Phil Marsh graduated in 2022 from our Education MA. We recently caught up with him, to find out more about his experience at Brighton and how studying a Master’s has supported him in his career as a teacher.   “Teaching is a profession which makes great demands on our time, but it is also something…

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Brighton moves up to 6th for education!

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re thrilled that education courses at Brighton are now 6th in the UK in their rankings – a climb of two places! We couldn’t be prouder of all of our achievements in the education subject area: Find out how you can kick-start or develop your career…

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Research Symposium returns to the Falmer campus

After two years of being held online the annual School of Education Post-Graduate Student Research Conference was revived as a face-to-face event. The event took place at the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus and was attended by students studying on our Education MA and EdD programme as well as MA alumni and School of Education…

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Introducing our new and improved Education MA

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Education MA which has been redesigned for the 2023/24 academic year. Our new MA is ideal for educational professionals looking to enhance or change their career as well as those not working in the sector but looking to develop their understanding of education as a…

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Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

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We’re 8th for education!

The Guardian published its 2023 University Guide this week and we’re delighted that education courses at Brighton are placed 8th in the UK – a climb of 26 places. The University of Brighton has been educating professionals, including teachers, researchers, early years practitioners, youth workers and teaching assistants, for over 100 years. We’re proud of…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been recognised for…

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Career development opportunities whilst studying an Education MA

Education MA international graduate, Nadja Jepsen, tells us how studying at Brighton helped her to pursue a career in the education sector supporting other students to apply for scholarships. “I choose to study the Education MA in the UK after being awarded the Santander Masters scholarship which made Brighton a more economical option than studying…

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Postgraduate Education Research Conference

Our Postgraduate Education Research Conference, which usually takes place at campus, went virtual this year and proved to be quite the success. The annual event, which was attended by over 70 students studying our Education MA, Education MRes and Doctorate of Education (EdD) was based on the theme of ‘Adventures in Methodology’ providing a stimulating…

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Decolonising the curriculum – latest issue

Teaching and learning about race equality issue 4 – May 2021 Read the latest issue of Decolonising the Curriculum which includes multidisciplinary articles and examples of evidence-based practices from academics and thoughts from students across five higher education institutions, including Melanie Norman, a former geography teacher for the School of Education.

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