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Education Studies
Education Studies BA (Hons)
Education Studies BA (Hons)

Education Studies BA (Hons)

  • ID:US440039
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,900.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • ​IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 in each component 
  • PTE 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

Course Information

BA (Hons) Education Studies will give you a detailed understanding of the principles of education, and its systems and structures. You will critically explore all phases of education, from a range of historical, philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives.

If you want to continue training and become a teacher, when you graduate from this course you will be guaranteed an interview for a University of Sunderland PGCE degree.

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Year 1 (national level 4):

  • History and Aims of Education (20 credits)
  • Research and Scholarly Practice (20 credits)
  • Socio-Cultural Issues in Education (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Education (20 credits)
  • Theories of Learning, Teaching and Assessment (20 credits)
  • Developing Personal Skills in English and Mathematics (20 credits)

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Introduction to Research in Education (20 credits)
  • Approaches to Meeting Special Educational Needs (20 credits)
  • Developing Creative Solutions (20 credits)
  • Students as Tutors (20 credits)
  • English and Mathematics in Society (20 credits)
  • Philosophy and Education (20 credits)

Final year (national level 6):

  • Dissertation (40 credits)
  • Comparative Education and the Global Citizen (20 credits)
  • Ethics and Education (20 credits)
  • Leading and Managing in Education (20 credits)

Optional modules (choose one):

  • Advancing Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy (Mathematics) (20 credits)
  • Advancing Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy (English) (20 credits)
  • Learning in the 21st Century (20 credits)
  • Advanced Independent Study in HE (20 credits)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

BA (Hons) Education Studies prepares you for a career in many different aspects of the education system. These include informal and vocational learning, care, training, professional development, and curriculum development.

Please note this course does not qualify you as a teacher. However, if you do decide to become a teacher then you will be guaranteed an interview on a University of Sunderland Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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