Education Secondary and Geography BA (Hons) + PGCE

Bath Spa University
3-4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Bath
English

About this program

Education Secondary and Geography BA (Hons) + PGCE

Education Secondary

You'll explore education from many theoretical and ideological perspectives in your core modules. This in-depth knowledge of the education industry, combined with your specialist subject knowledge, gives you that all-important edge when you embark on your professional education career.

Geography

We take an integrated approach to Geography; you'll gain an understanding of both the human and physical aspects of the subject. As your curiosity, abilities and career plans evolve, you can choose to specialise in the aspects of Geography – whether physical or human – that interest you.

The best Geography university courses are characterised by meaningful partnerships between students and staff. We're a small, accessible team and we take the time to get to know you. Research - at the cutting edge of diverse topics such as global challenges, migration, identities and citizenship - underpins our teaching.

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Program content

Education Secondary

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Education for Change
  • Introduction to Secondary Schools
  • Changing Schooling

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Issues in Education
  • Professional Practice in Secondary Schools
  • Understanding Classrooms
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Teaching and Professionalism in the Secondary School
  • Education Secondary Research Project part 1

An optional module which may include:

  • Education Secondary Dissertation Project Part 2
  • Social and Educational Inclusion

Please note, not all optional modules are guaranteed to run each year.

Geography

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Environment, People and Place
  • Geographical Skills
  • Introduction to Geographical Fieldwork
  • Global Development
  • Sustainability in Life and Work
  • Communicating Science

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Contested Geographies: Histories;and Debates
  • Geographical Research Methods
  • Geomorphology and Environmental;Hazards
  • Climate and Society
  • Geographical Fieldwork
  • Geotechnologies for Society and;Environment
  • Spatial Development Planning: A;Global Perspective
  • Migration: Identity, Belonging,;Citizenship and Security
  • Social Problems, Social Divisions,;Social Justice
  • Crime, Law and Society
  • Environmental Management
  • Work Placement
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Geography Dissertation
  • Advanced Geographical Fieldwork
  • Geographical Fieldwork
  • Identities and Inequalities
  • River Management
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Culture, Risk and;Environmental Justice
  • Community Engagement

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

International students Full time: £15,240

Qualification

Program Intended Learning Outcomes

Education Secondary

  • The ability to demonstrate through sustained argument a systematic understanding and coherent, detailed knowledge of the wider social, cultural, historical, political and economic contexts of secondary education and schooling.
  • The ability to demonstrate though sustained argument a systematic understanding and detailed knowledge of the nature, purposes and development of education policy in the UK and internationally with particular reference to secondary education.
  • The ability to demonstrate through sustained argument, a systematic understanding and coherent, detailed knowledge of the development of education practices in a range of school contexts and how these relate to secondary teachers and learners.
  • The critical understanding and ability to deploy accurately established techniques of analysis in educational research with specific reference to secondary education.
  • The ability to take a justified and critical position that acknowledges different perspectives on the main methods of educational enquiry; to understand the limits of knowledge and the impact on analysis, in the context of secondary education.

Geography

  • A critical and systematic understanding of the geographical applications of the underlying concepts and principles of space, place and scale, and spatial variation over time.
  • A critical and systematic understanding of complex environmental systems, including the inter-relation between human and physical responses, system sensitivity, and ability to critically evaluate human impacts and intervention.
  • A systematic and detailed knowledge of the dynamic operation of the earth, atmosphere and hydrosphere, and of links between physical processes and products.
  • Ability to critically evaluate and interpret change in the human and physical environments, and of links between planning, management and policy and the changing physical and human environments.
  • A critical and theoretically informed understanding of the significance and nature of social, cultural and economic difference in human societies.
  • A theoretically informed understanding of the historical and philosophical development of geography as a discipline, and a critical appreciation of how this heritage shapes current geographical understandings, including aspects of current research and advanced scholarship.

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Newton Park
BA2 9BN Bath
United Kingdom

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