Every year more than 6,000 international students choose to study with us, making our campus one of the most diverse and multicultural in the UK. Enrol with us and you'll join a community of outstanding academics. We're among the top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019. We're also part of the Worldwide Universities Network which comprises 16 research intensive institutions and addresses issues of global significance.

Welcome to the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law.

This Faculty brings together experts in education, sociology and social policy, politics, international relations, international development, law and criminology to deliver teaching and research through the following schools.

We offer high quality undergraduate, masters and research degrees, which is reflected in the University receiving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.

School of Education

We're proud of our standing as one of the very best schools in the UK for education research and teaching excellence.

As a student in the School of Education, you'll become part of our thriving academic community. We offer over 30 specialist programmes for undergraduate study, teaching training, postgraduate taught study and postgraduate research.

School of Law

The School of Law at the University of Leeds is a community where, through our teaching, research and public engagement, we try to make a difference in the world.

Our School is home to world leading scholars and inspirational teachers who are committed to exploring contemporary issues in their field and supporting our students to become highly employable graduates. It is such commitment which has allowed us to build an international reputation as a leading law school.

School of Politics and International Studies

The School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is a vibrant school where academic research informs and ignites our teaching. We provide the academic tuition and theoretical training to explore the current challenges of our global society.

School of Sociology and Social Policy

The School of Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) is a community where through our teaching, research and public engagement, we try to make a difference to society.

We're living in times of dramatic social, political and economic change, nationally, internationally and globally. Studying a social science degree couldn't be more exciting or timely.

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University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

The MA Digital Education is a two-year online distance learning course designed for professionals (for example, teachers or learning technologists) wishing to further the ... [+]

Overview The course will allow you to understand theories of learning underpinning the effective use of digital tools, as well as develop the skills to use and evaluate technologies that are currently available and look towards future developments in the field. As a digital learner yourself, you will benefit from learning about the theories and practices of digital education whilst being able to relate them to your own experience. As an online learner, you will have regular group discussions which could connect you to professionals in other countries with new perspectives. Throughout the course, you will benefit from the expertise of academic staff and also learn from fellow professionals. In a field where research can often overstate conclusions from short-term interventions, you will learn to approach research critically and develop skills to carry out research and evaluations in your own professional settings both during and after the programme. Course content ... [-]
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Beech Grove House University of Leeds
LS2 9JT Leeds, England, United Kingdom