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UCL Institute of Education

UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in education and social science. Students and researchers at the IOE work collaboratively with world-renowned academics and sector specialists to advance knowledge and professional practice.


Our Subjects


Culture, Communication and Media

How do we understand, use and teach language, culture, technology and communication? Our courses will allow you to develop your critical understanding of these vital subjects and build a robust approach to learning.

Student Learning Assessment

Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

We offer a range of research-driven programmes, united by the importance of thinking deeply and critically about education and improving education for all. Your time at UCL will change the way you approach your career.


Education, Practice and Society

Education transforms lives. Explore the relationship between education and economic, social and political developments across the world, and develop the knowledge and skills to lead education policy and practice in every geographical and vocational context.

Social Science with Data Science

Learning and Leadership

We specialise in educational leadership and in early years and primary education. Learn from practitioners and policymakers at the cutting edge of research, with opportunities to collaborate with a diverse range of educational institutions.


Psychology and Human Development

Develop your career in educational or child psychology, educational neuroscience, or special and inclusive education. Taught by world-leading academics, you’ll gain research and practical experience in psychological approaches to learning, development and teaching.

Social Science

Social Research Institute

The Social Research Institute delivers the evidence behind local, national and international policy in gender, families, education, employment, migration, inequalities and health and wellbeing. Join us to develop your career in policy, practice or research.


Postgraduate Research at the IOE

Our research addresses fundamental questions that affect all members of society. With more than 300 academic staff undertaking research across the education and social science spectrum, the IOE is the best possible environment for your studies.

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Teaching Training at the IOE

Learn to teach with the best. Our breadth of expertise, specialist staff, unique training approach and placements with leading schools across London will prepare you for a rewarding career in education.