MSc/PGDip Deaf Education / Careers
Year of entry: 2024
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I had no idea 30 years ago that I would still be in deaf education,
and that it would be such a rewarding career choice. Family members and friends often accuse me of loving my job. They are not wrong.Rory McDonnell / Deaf Education graduate
Most graduating students progress to a career in teaching deaf children and young people. This is a diverse remit and a teacher of the deaf may work in a school for the deaf, a unit or resourced provision, in primary or secondary school, or a specialist early years setting.Many teachers of deaf children and young people work as a peripatetic teacher of the deaf working across provisions as well as in the homes of deaf children and their families.
Career opportunities can also include a move into academic research or further programmes of study in higher education.
Read a blog post from one of our graduates about what a typical working day as a Teacher of the Deaf involves.