The 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject have revealed that for the eighth year in a row the UCL Institute of Education at University College London is the best in the world for the study of Education. An Education programme at undergraduate or postgraduate level in the UK incorporates many different disciplines and, upon completion of an Education degree, students will be prepared for many different types of career that can help transform lives across a range of spectrums.
Learn more about the best universities in the UK and the world for the study of Education below, and if you want to learn more, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Top Three Universities in UK for Education
1. UCL Institute of Education
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has been considered the best university in the world for the study of education since 2013. Excelling in the area of teacher training at primary, secondary and further education levels, the IOE was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2015 and in 2014 the Institute secured ‘outstanding’ grades from Ofsted in every area.
SI-UK is the sole agency officially appointed by University College London to globally support postgraduate UCL applications and you can begin yours - or have any questions you have answered - by arranging a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
- Did you know? 12% of the world’s postgraduate education students from over 100 countries are IOE educated.
- Courses to consider: Education Studies BA or Digital Media: Education MA
2. University of Oxford
The University of Oxford has long been a major contributor to the world of education through its cutting edge research and world-renowned teaching standards. The Department of Education at Oxford provides a range of different courses at postgraduate level for international students, whilst its research made an influential impact on various UK government policies.
- Did you know? 67% of Oxford’s education students are from overseas so you’ll feel right at home!
- Course to consider: MSc Education
3. University of Cambridge
The Department of Education at the University of Cambridge has been providing education programmes for over 130 years. Its global reputation is forged from research which provides the backbone to its undergraduate teaching, giving students the advantage they need to get ahead in their career.
Cambridge’s BA Education offers a number of different pathways, or tracks, including Education, Psychology and Learning, Education, Policy and International Development and Education, English, Drama and the Arts.
- Did you know? Notable Cambridge alumni include Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking
- Course to consider: BA Education
Study Education in the UK
If you are interested in studying an undergraduate or postgraduate education degree at a UK university, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today. Our university consultants can help answer all your questions about studying in the UK.