Birmingham City University
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The Faculty of Education, Law and Social Sciences specialises in the fields of education and teacher training, law, legal studies and human rights, criminology, criminal investigation, sociology and psychology. With strong teaching, research and consultancy in these areas we seek to make links with both local and wider communities, particularly through our work with schools, children's agencies, the criminal justice, governmental and legal professions.
The faculty has three schools:
Located in modern purpose-built accommodation on the main City North campus we provide a lively, supportive and challenging learning environment for our students and clients, helping them to pursue personal and professional development, intellectual interests and career aspirations.
With excellent learning facilities, flexible course design and a team of committed and experienced academic staff we have established a reputation as a provider of high quality courses. Many of our programmes offer vocational and social relevance as well as academic challenge to a wide cross-section of students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, we support the provision of lifelong learning through the delivery of short courses and seminars for individuals and larger bespoke groups.
School of Education
As one of the country's leading providers of education and teacher training the School of Education is dedicated to developing not just teachers and education professionals of the highest quality, but professionals who work effectively in a challenging environment that is subject to continual and often rapid changes. We strive to provide the highest standard of training possible, using the expertise from the wide range of teaching organisations in the region to understand the demands faced by teachers and education professionals every day.
Our range of postgraduate courses and research degrees is designed to enable you to acquire the skills and attitude needed to be a successful teacher or education professional. Courses that are aimed at professional development will ensure your skills are up to date so that you can thrive in your chosen career.
School of Law
The School of Law at Birmingham City University has been at the forefront of innovative law teaching for more than 40 years. Renowned for our emphasis on vocational courses and close links with law firms throughout the region, we have also gained an international reputation as a major centre for academically rigorous legal education and training.
Our range of high quality postgraduate courses and research degrees will enable you to acquire the skills and attitude needed to be a successful lawyer, barrister or legal professional. Courses that are aimed at professional development will ensure your skills are up to date so that you can thrive in your chosen career.
School of Social Sciences
The School of Social Sciences at Birmingham City University has a strong reputation for delivering top quality, academically-rigorous postgraduate courses and research degrees in criminology and psychology/psychotherapy. Our criminology provision is delivered by a team of expert academics, all of whom are actively involved in advising organisations on criminal justice issues and/or have worked at senior levels in policing and prisons. Those interested in our postgraduate psychology / psychotherapy provision will be supported throughout their studies by a team made up of people who are GBC-recognised by the British Psychological Society and who specialise in one of the following areas: counselling, health psychology, occupational psychology and business psychology.
The school offers supervision if you wish to pursue research programmes for the award of MPhil and PhD degrees. As a research student in social sciences you will join a thriving research community and be part of one of the University's research centres of excellence.
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