BA/BSc (Hons) Education Studies (Joint Honours)
Combining Education Studies with another subject will help set you apart as a versatile, confident and forward-thinking graduate – with the broad-ranging skills and knowledge which appeal to potential employers.
TWO SUBJECTS, ONE DEGREE: A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Education Studies Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Education Studies Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Education Studies in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.
Deepen your understanding
We encourage you to consider different aspects of education and where and how it happens – from early years, primary and secondary education to higher education and lifelong learning. You’ll look at educational processes, systems and approaches while exploring psychological, social, cultural, political and historical contexts.
Overall you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the aims of education and its role within society. The course examines how education theory relates to policies and practices, including Government policies. We also consider education from a student perspective, including motivation, learners’ differing needs and learner behaviour.
Expertise to inspire you
Our course is delivered by a supportive and committed teaching team. You’ll be inspired by highly skilled practitioners from a range of backgrounds including primary, secondary and further education teaching, social work, nursery management, health visiting, social services, law, tourism and ICT. It makes for a rich and varied programme offering wide-ranging knowledge and expertise.
The team includes influential researchers and published authors whose work is shaping the debate about the future of education. They conduct research spanning everything from cultural diversity to online learning, inclusive practice to the role of pastoral care in education.
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 128 points|| For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer |
Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma or equivalent L3 qualifications including any specific subjects for your chosen combination. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification.
|Access to HE Diploma|| D: 15 credits |
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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University of Derby
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