Moray House School of Education and Sport

About us

Moray House School of Education and Sport has been making a major contribution and impact to the fields of education and sport both in Scotland and worldwide for almost 200 years.

In that time, our staff, students and alumni have influenced, improved and transformed learning and teaching and wider educational policy in the UK and beyond.

Maps, estates and history

Moray House
We are based in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, on the University’s Holyrood campus, located next to the Scottish Parliament under the extinct volcano, Arthur’s Seat.

Rankings and reputation

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results for both Education and Sport-related research place us as Scotland’s top-ranked institution for research breadth and quality (Times Higher Education).


We employ over 300 professional and academic staff. Our academic staff are internationally renowned for their theory-informed applied research and for the education of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Vision, mission and values

Our School vision is to continue to maintain and to strengthen further our position as the leading centre for research, impact and teaching in Education and Sport, both locally and globally.

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