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BA (Hons) - Education Studies

Passionate about education? Want to inspire across all ages, races and opportunities? You can apply your drive to inspire positive change through education on our Education Studies programme.

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Course Overview

Study education and learning from a national and global point of view, in vocational and non-vocational education and training and in lifelong learning. Experience a practical placement that provides you with hands-on experience. Be supported by industry-experienced tutors who provide you with a solid academic grounding to complement your practical experience. You’ll study subjects associated with education, teaching and learning, gaining a national and international perspective of education.

Discover the world of social justice, policy and current affairs in the context of education.

On this course you will...

  • Complete work-based placements, enhancing your academic knowledge and boosting your employability.
  • Develop a critical understanding of educational environments and approaches in relation to social justice, social policy and educational diversity.
  • Benefit from an intimate learning environment, including a personal tutor and small class groups.
  • Complete research enquiries on educational issues and in educational settings, developing analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Learn flexibly, studying the areas of education that are of interest to you.
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Course Structure

What you will learn

This programme will develop useful skills for a future working in a range of education settings, including roles such as a learning mentor, teaching assistant, family support worker or museum education officer. Alternatively, if you want to become a Primary School teacher, you can top up your qualifications with a one-year PGCE course to gain Qualified Teacher Status, subject to application.

Year one
  • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts
  • Learning and Development
  • Introduction to Safeguarding in Education
  • Educational Environments
  • An Introduction to the History and Sociology of Education
  • Key Issues in Education Today
Year two
  • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts 2
  • Psychology of Education
  • Educational Policy and Context
  • Global Childhoods
  • Education, Faith and Philosophy
  • Planning an Enquiry
Year three
  • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts 3
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Educational Leadership and Management
  • Current Issues and International Perspectives
  • Education and the Media
  • Special Study

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