Education is the key with which developed and developing countries can open up their potential within the world today. This career enhancing degree puts your future in the forefront with the seven-week work placement, enabling you to develop employability skills while setting your academic learning in a real-life context. As an Education and International Development student at Aberystwyth you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly towards humanitarian and aid programmes, public engagement with social issues, sustainable development, global rights for all, and improvements in public well-being. If you are interested in the areas of charitable policy-making and non-governmental organisations, then this is the degree for you. Y ou will study in a University that is ranked top 4 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). You will be taught by a department that has delivered innovative degrees in Education for over a hundred years. You will be supported by inspirational staff who are experts in the sector of education. This degree includes a 7 week placement, which will enhance your career prospects but will also put you on the right path of discovering what you want to do after graduation. Our degree in Education and International Development will allow you to develop key skills that are highly sought after by employers.These include: The ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form; Effective problem-solving and creative; thinking skills; The ability to work independently; Time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines; The ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form; Self-motivation and self-reliance; Team-work, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement; Research skills. Our degree programmes offer promising employment opportunities. Our graduates from the School of Education have followed these pathways: Humanitarian Organisations; Teaching and Education (including SEN); Social Care; Nursing; Speech therapy; Social work; Child welfare; Play therapy; The Leisure industry; Child Law; Childhood research.