The BA in Education Studies offers an exciting opportunity to combine academic study with professional practice, developing a balance of intellectual and practical skills. Consequently, students on this course will be required to engage with the thoughtfully designed curriculum which explores various aspects of teaching and learning, whilst also working within the education sector. This facilitates the application of theory into practice.
The course enables students to gain insight and understanding of how they can theoretically and practically support the learning and development of children and young people.
Modules are reflective of current educational practice whilst allowing for and supporting the ability to deal with future changes within the sector.
The course aims to develop highly skilled, reflective educational practitioners, who are well equipped to support the development of children and young people within the education sector.
3 years full time, 6 years part time
On this course you will study a range of engaging modules, considering various aspects of educational practice and making connections to professional experience gained.
The Curriculum [20 credits]
The Policy Landscape in Education [20 credits]
Safeguarding Children and Young People [20 credits]
Assessment for Learning [20 credits]
Theories of Learning [40 credits]
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [20 credits}
Effective Pedagogical Approaches [20 credits]
Nature Connectedness [20 credits]
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Practice [20 credits]
Small Scale Research [20 credits]
Careers and Employability [20 credits]
Current Issues and Contemporary Debates in Education [20 credits]
Research Project – inc. Dissertation [40 credits]
Collaborative Working within Education [20 credits]
Education and Social Justice [20 credits]
Professional Practice in Education [20 credits]
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time
The programme will require private study to access study materials and engage with wider reading and research.
Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.
The primary way of delivering this programme is on campus
On this course you will be encouraged to become an active enquirer and participant in your own learning. Progress and achievement are assessed using a variety of methods which reflect skills well suited to the education sector, such as essays, case studies, e-Portfolios, poster and oral presentations, research, safeguarding exam, and leaflet designs.
32 UCAS Tariff points from a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas.
Level 2 Requirements (GCSE level):
Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics.
• A suitable DBS Enhanced Certificate is required.
• There is a requirement of either paid or voluntary placement, for a minimum of 2 days per week.
We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.
As part of this programme of study you will be required to have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will be required to pay the cost of this. A DBS must be in place before you start your placement. You may be able to supply an existing DBS but this must be within 3 years of issue.
This course supports students’ understanding of a broad range of factors surrounding our education system and facilitates progression towards a range of professions within education – Such as teaching, consultancy, special educational needs coordination and working within the local authority.
UK students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course and a maintenance loan to cover living costs.
We also have a range of other financial support available.
We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.
Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.)
There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example:
- Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the library, but you may want to buy your own copies)
- Printing and photocopying
- A DBS check will be required, which you must pay for.
Apply or enquire about this course
To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via the telephone number below.
- Course code: XEDS
- Institution code: N64
- Campus name: University Campus Doncaster
- Campus code: D
Apply on the UCAS website Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7474
Information for EU Students
From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).
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