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Education Studies: Contemporary Learners & Learning (BA)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
3-6 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Swansea
English
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Program description

Education Studies: Contemporary Learners & Learning (BA)

This pathway of the BA (Hons) Education Studies program will allow you to study a range of key issues relevant to educational theory and practice within modern British society. The degree has a strong emphasis on how learning can be supported and developed within a range of educational environments.

This single honours pathway program will allow you to explore and engage with a wide range of issues relevant to how learning is supported and developed within a wide range of educational contexts within the United Kingdom.

At the core of this program are the foundation subject areas of Education Studies which include psychology, sociology, history and philosophy. The study of these subjects which will provide you with a detailed understanding of key educational issues that are relevant to a wide range of potential careers and postgraduate study options.

The specific modules relevant to the Contemporary Learners and Learning pathway will then provide you with further detailed insight into how learners can be supported and developed within a wide range of educational environments. It will provide you with both the theoretical understanding and the practical skills to enable you to apply your studies to a wide range of potential careers such as teaching and educational support.

We firmly believe that education does not just take place in the classroom. Throughout your time will us you will gain a range of invaluable skills that are not just academic but are vital to any graduate in the workplace today. We place significant emphasis on the value of student engagement and learning through experience and will work with you to help develop the skills and abilities you need to succeed.

Admission requirements

Typical offers are made for 88 UCAS tariff points. The Education Studies program and associated pathway programs are intended for A level school leavers as well as those who have left education and now wish to return.

We also place great emphasis on supporting and encouraging non-standard entry students onto our program. We actively welcome applications from those who have relevant life skills and experience as well as the academic potential to succeed on the program.


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Program content

Typical Year 1 modules include:

  • Skills for Studying Education
  • Education : past, present, future
  • 21st Century Learning
  • Social Inclusion and Equality

Typical Year 2 modules include:

  • Lines of Enquiry
  • All Means All: Inclusive Education
  • Supporting and Developing Learners in the Classroom
  • Adult Learners & Learning

Typical Year 3 modules include:

  • Dissertation
  • Around the Water Cooler
  • Radical Educations
  • The 21st Century Learning Professional
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

Course Length:

  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time

Tuition fees

  • Home/EU: £9,000 per year
  • Overseas: £11,850 per year

Career opportunities

This degree will be attractive to those who are interested in all forms of education, training, communication and human development and can lead to a variety of career options including teaching, educational administration, youth and community and educational welfare.

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD is the oldest University in Wales and was founded in 1822. It has campuses in rural and city locations in the UK. The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city centre as well...


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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

College Road Carmarthen
SA31 3EP Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom

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www.uwtsd.ac.uk


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