MSc/PGDip Deaf Education / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Coronavirus information for applicants and offer-holders

We understand that prospective students and offer-holders may have concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The University is following the advice from Universities UK, Public Health England and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Read our latest coronavirus information

Career opportunities

Lucia Martin - PGDip Deaf Education

"Teaching practice was both the most rewarding and challenging part of the course. I learnt new strategies and techniques and put them into practice, and the children consequently met their targets.

"This gave me a true idea how a teacher of the deaf works on a day-to-day basis and what the job entails."

Lucia Martin / PGDip Deaf Education

Most graduating students progress to a career in teaching deaf children. This is a diverse remit and a teacher of the deaf may work in a school for the deaf, a unit or resourced provision, at primary or secondary level, or a specialist nursery class.

They may also work as teachers of the deaf in mainstream classes, special schools and in the homes of deaf children and their families.

The course equips you to progress your academic career, study for a PhD and move into academic research and higher education.

Career opportunities can also include a move into academic research and higher education if that is an interest.

Read a blog post from one of our graduates about what a typical working day as a Teacher of the Deaf involves .

Accrediting organisations

This course is recognised by the Department for Education (DfE) and the National College of Teaching and Learning (NCTL).

Associated organisations