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Course code X301

Key course details

Location Carlisle - Fusehill Street, London
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2018
Entry Requirements Programme Specification

Do you have an interest in education? Are you keen to study aspects of education without committing to becoming a teacher? See education as a subject in its own right?

*98.3% of 2016/17 BA (Hons) Education Studies graduates went onto employment or further study rate.

(*DLHE survey)

There are lots of career options available to you after completing the degreee course: 

Education administrator

Learning mentor

Teaching assistant

Careers adviser

Family support worker

Museum education officer

Youth worker

Plus many more......

You’ll study education and learning  from a national and global point of view, in vocational and non-vocational education and training and in lifelong learning.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

We’ll give you a solid academic grounding, so if you want to progress to further study at masters level or go into primary teaching, you can, because we’ll even support you in achieving the statutory skills tests.

You have the opportunity to complete work experience each year, so all the theory you learn in lectures and seminars will be backed up with first-hand experience. Not only will this boost your confidence, but it’ll bolster your CV.

  • Our strong partnership with educational providers helps you to secure placements and enhances your job prospects
  • Study in small class groups, so we will get to know you well
  • Support from a personal tutor from the start of your studies
  • Work-based placements will enhance your academic knowledge and boost your employability
  • Boost your professional and employability skills throughout your studies
  • Flexibility to follow and research your own interests
  • Taught by tutors with education backgrounds to bring real-life experience into your learning
  • Choice of studying in either Carlisle - an historic city close to the Lake District National Park - or London. Whichever you choose there's plenty to do outside of your studies

So, if you’re passionate about education, this is the perfect course for you.

Course study options

We also offer this course as a two-year Diploma of Higher Education - click the button for more information.

DipHE Education Studies

Graduate destinations

Once your studies are complete, your career options include: working in museums, galleries, history focused educational settings, outdoor education, prison education, or learning mentor roles.

There are also a number of post graduate opportunities available including top-up programmes, Masters level study and post graduate Primary QTS programmes.

Skills Test Changes

Government Announcement

As of 12 February 2018, there is no limit on the number of tests would-be teachers can take, and the first three tests are now free of charge! Additionally, the two year lock-out period for those re-taking the test has been removed.

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