School of Education and Sociology
Research, teaching and critical thinking in education and sociology
What we offer
Welcome to the School of Education and Sociology, where we provide a stimulating and supportive study environment for developing the knowledge, skills and potential of each and every student. You will be taught by enthusiastic and approachable experts in their fields who undertake critical research on a wide range of contemporary social and educational issues.
Sociology at Portsmouth
Explore the social transformations and challenges that define our increasingly complex and interconnected world. Our vibrant curriculum is fundamentally informed by the breadth of our staff interests and by the cutting-edge research that we undertake.
Getting into Teaching: Teacher Training at Portsmouth
There are many different routes that you can take to become a teacher. We offer a range of teacher training pathways, and a friendly network of schools for teaching practice, to help you meet your ambitions.
PGCE, teacher training & School Direct
Studying and working with children and young people
The sector has been an area of considerable growth and development in recent years, particularly in Early Years. Studying best practice and recent thinking with our expert staff will enhance your knowledge, your employability and your potential for further study.
Research in Education: What’s Happening at Portsmouth
The academic staff based in the School of Education and Sociology come from a range of specialist backgrounds, and have formed research clusters to support each other and also work collaboratively on projects.