Welcome to the UCC School of Social Sciences.
Within the School of Social Sciences you will find a wealth of experience from vocational experts in their fields and cohorts of likeminded students with a passion for the subjects to work with as embark on your learning journey. Our students graduate and are very successful in finding careers in their chosen subjects having a key input into the local, regional and national economies.
We have several decades of experience within our departments with lecturers and students working in a collaborative manner in our distinct and friendly small class sizes in the dedicated higher education spaces to assist you to reach your full potential.
When you join the School of Education you will be in one of the oldest departments of the University Centre Colchester having originally started out as St Osyth’s Teacher Training College in 1949 before become a forming part of Colchester Institute in 1979 to the present University Centre Colchester.
Education has always been at the forefront of our Higher Education programmes with exciting and challenging pathways with our BA (Hons) in Education Studies, Initial Teacher Training (PGCE and Certificate of Education) and our taught Master’s Degree in Education. There is something for all existing and aspirating educators whether new to the sector or looking at up skilling for the next step in your careers.