Education – BA (Hons)

Why study this course?

This BA degree in Education tackles the big questions in education, as seen through sociological, historical, philosophical and psychological lenses. This course can lead to a wide variety of career choices or further academic study.

More about this course

This degree will provide you with an excellent foundation for a career in a wide range of education related areas. It will give you insight into education theory and concepts that will allow you to consider the subject as a political and a philosophical activity. 

The teaching will be conducted by experienced lecturers who formerly worked as teachers or managers in schools. They will encourage you to take an active role in current debates on child education from the perspective of several disciplines, including philosophy and sociology. They are also ideally placed to give you an insight into the possibilities of a teaching career and the many options available to you after graduation.

As a graduate of the Education BA you’ll be part of a community of professional and experienced educators, all willing to support you in your personal and professional development. 

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.

Modular structure

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Year 1 modules include:

Becoming an Educationist: Reading, Writing and Enquiry (core, 30 credits)

Knowledge, Culture and Education (core, 30 credits)

Making Sense of Education (core, 30 credits)

The School and the City (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Psychology of Learning (core, 30 credits)

Researching Education (core, 30 credits)

Sociology and the Curriculum (core, 30 credits)

Education: Experiential Learning (alternative core, 15 credits)

Working in Education: Preparing for Professional Practice (alternative core, 30 credits)

Becoming a Teacher (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Education Studies Dissertation (core, 30 credits)

Educators as Social Pedagogues (alternative core, 30 credits)

Inclusion, Education and Equalities (alternative core, 30 credits)

Philosophy of Education (alternative core, 30 credits)

Preparing for QTS: Becoming a teacher (alternative core, 30 credits)

Education, Sport and Health in Society (option, 15 credits)

Gender and Education (option, 15 credits)

Where this course can take you

As a graduate of the Education BA route you’ll be able to go on to postgraduate study or enter a wide range of careers in areas such as educational management and administration, local government and local authorities, youth work or educational charities.

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