29/07/2022

Make a positive difference with a role in education

 
Are you looking to stimulate, motivate, and educate people’s lives? Whether you are looking into primary, secondary, or higher education degrees, a career in this rewarding sector could be a great way of shaping the future generation. In fact, you may be surprised by the number of familiar faces who started out in the teaching profession before their rise to fame; 
 
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter author – She used to teach English as a foreign language in Portugal 
Hugh Jackman, Hollywood Actor – Used to be a gym teacher at Uppingham School in England 
Liam Neeson, Hollywood actor – Trained to be a teacher whilst attending St. Mary’s College in Newcastle 
Mr T, Famous A-Team member – Prior to his claim to fame, he was a gym teacher in Chicago 
Gene Simmons, lead singer of KISS – Used to teach 6th-grade students in New York as his band was forming 
Sting, frontman of pop group – Used to be a certified primary school teacher  

Education

Interested in pursuing the same career path that these famous celebrities enjoyed? A degree in education would be a perfect choice. Study at a leading university in Greater Manchester that has been voted in the Top 5 for Teaching Quality for two years running*.

Educating the Future  
 
The education sector has hugely progressed; particularly the higher education sector in the UK, as 2.66 million students were enrolled in higher education institutions during the 2020/21 academic year. Education transforms lives by understanding the philosophies and practices of teaching and learning; meaning that there are opportunities for graduates to help transform future generations.  
 
Our degrees in education offer undergraduate courses perfect for school-leavers, those returning to education, those wanting a new career path, or if you are already in the progression. Our wide array of professional development opportunities, including initial teacher education programmes, are ideal to help you build the vocational skills you need to achieve your ambitions. Whether you are looking to become a teacher, or you are interested in the initial principles of education, we have excellent facilities to support you at every stage of your journey. 
 
There are 141 universities in the UK; so why choose the University of Bolton? Essentially, by becoming an education student at our friendly, supportive and inclusive university, you will get to enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe. No matter if you’re looking into a higher, primary, or secondary education degree, we offer a comprehensive range of programmes from undergraduate through to doctoral level, including bite-size professional development and full teacher training courses. If you have a strong passion for supporting others through their educational journeys, or a burning passion for helping those with a desire to advance research into education and pedagogy. Bolton would be a great place to pursue your university ambitions.  

How to apply for a Degree in Education through Clearing 2022? 

Education at Bolton
Are you late to the university party and missed the UCAS deadline or you don’t want to wait until results day to secure your place? In this case, applying through Clearing 2022 would be a perfect choice. For those who don’t already know, Clearing is the process by which universities fill the remaining places on their courses.  
 
Simply head to our Clearing page, look at our list of courses we have on offer, and click to generate your instant offer. What would be better than studying at a university that puts you and your needs first with a positive, friendly campus with small class sizes and lecturers that proudly know our students by name! 
 
Gain Access to First-Class Advice  
 
Still unsure about which university to choose? Well at Bolton University, we offer the opportunity to speak with representatives from student finance, student services, careers service, and disability services, answering any questions you may have. Register for one of our Study Advice Sessions;  
 
- Friday 19 August – 11am to 4pm 
- Saturday 20 August – 11am to 4pm 
- Thursday 1 September – 11am to 4pm 
 
 
*The Times and The Sunday Times – Good University Guide – UK  
 

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