Education & Teaching

If you’re interested in sharing knowledge and inspiring people of all ages then studying Education & Teaching Studies at CU Scarborough could be the perfect fit for you.

An Education qualification is the first step towards a highly challenging, but satisfying career. In this industry you will find yourself surrounded by the endless energy, enthusiasm and optimism that comes from working in learning environments.

School is a crucial time in a child’s life and development. The experiences they gain during this time will play a huge part in how they interact and view the world around them as adults.

The Education & Teaching courses taught at CU Scarborough cover a wide range of specialisms, including:

  • Childhood learning, development and psychology
  • Past and present of education
  • Science in the curriculum
  • Teaching and learning in primary schools

All the qualifications gained at CU Scarborough are accredited and awarded by Coventry University.

Progression route

The BA in Primary Education and Teaching Studies builds a study programme into the degree which would enable students to study for the English and Maths elements required to progress onto postgraduate teacher training.


As the population rises in the United Kingdom the demand grows for skilled and effective professionals in the education sector, making it a good career choice.

An Education & Teaching Studies qualification opens up many different pathways to career opportunities such as; primary and secondary school teacher, further and higher education professional, teaching assistant, careers advisor and much more.

Is CU Scarborough right for you?

There are many reasons to choose CU Scarborough as your higher education destination. In 2016 we opened up a state-of-the-art campus, which was purpose built to meet the needs of our students. If that’s not enough, Scarborough is full of reasonably priced accommodation, some of which is located within walking distance from the beach!