BA (Hons) Education Studies
Our Education Studies degree opens doors to a wide range of careers, this course explores the role of education in society and examines how moral and social issues shape learning.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
Consider different aspects of education in a range of settings, within and outside school and gain valuable practical experience on work placements which will strengthen your CV.
IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?
You will benefit from a strong focus on social equality, international learning opportunities and the chance to take a specialist pathway in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
HOW YOU WILL LEARN
You will be taught using a variety of methods from directed study, lectures, seminars, and tutorials. If you choose not to follow a pathway you will still be undertaking a 12-day work placement in an education setting.
OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES
This course has an international focus so we offer exciting opportunities for you to travel abroad. Our programme of international fieldtrips has given our students first-hand experience of education in countries such as Morocco, The Gambia and Poland.
CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY
Our graduates are now enjoying success as higher level teaching assistants, welfare child protection officers, early years practitioners, care assistants, and community learning facilitators.
BA (Hons) Education Studies with Foundation Year
Education Studies Joint Honours
BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. 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. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|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|
|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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