Taught course

Adult Literacy and Learning for Global Change

University of East Anglia · School of Education and Lifelong Learning

Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Education or a Social Science subject.

Degree Classification - UK 2.1 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Lifelong learning and adult literacy are key to achieving the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This course offers an excellent ‘hands-on’ introduction to policy, theory and practice in this important and growing field, preparing you to take up new career opportunities.

Whether you are already working as an adult or community educator, engaged in developing policy and programmes, looking to move into a new career or want to conduct academic research in this field, this course has the flexibility to respond to your needs.

Closely linked to the UEA’s newly-established UEA UNESCO Chair for Adult Literacy and Lifelong Learning for Social Transformation, the course offers the opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest research and policy initiatives in this field.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515