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BSc (Hons)Education

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

This programme is designed for those with a broad interest in education who may wish to go into a range of education-related employment or onto further study in education itself.

The course over the three years is based upon:

*Giving you foundations in psychology, educational policy, curriculum and learning in year 1, together with modules that offer the chance of learning about how schools work and getting out into them;
*Giving you options and choices of modules in accordance with your interests and where you are going on the job market in the future, in year 2;
*Giving you an even greater chance to construct your own degree in accordance with your personal and job interests in year 3 through doing a dissertation and other modules where you study things that interest you in detail.
*This new course is aimed at a wide variety of students with different educational careers and futures in mind:
*If you want to become a primary school teacher this course will help you on to a primary PGCE course, but importantly it gives you the chance to spend time in schools before that;
*If you want to go into social research careers or other education related work opportunities it provides a firm foundation and leads naturally on to a Master’s or Doctorate course if you wished, at Southampton or elsewhere;
*If you are just interested in the subject area of ‘Education’ it can lead you into industrial, commercial or public sector jobs just like any other social sciences or humanities degree;
*If you are interested in working in the Further Education sector, or lifelong learning areas of employment, then you can choose modules that are relevant to help you get there.
*And if you are interested in International Opportunities then we have many modules to tell you about overseas countries, their education systems and their social systems.

Whatever the reasons you’re thinking of taking it, the degree’s strong focus upon study skills, problem solving, its ‘people’ orientation, its concentration upon what makes children and adults ‘tick’, and its emphasis upon training you to collect and present data, to communicate and be rational and logical, will develop skills that are applicable in any career. Its contemporary nature makes it also extremely attractive to employers of many kinds. This course focuses on current policy issues and the theories that underpin learning. It allows you to understand both qualitative and quantitative research methods and provides an emphasis on the rigorous scientific nature of education. As such, the programme awards a BSc rather than a BA.

Programme structure

The majority of your study (75%) is specifically in education. Free option choices each year allow you to either specialise further in education or to select modules from other subject areas available from the wider university curriculum.

Career opportunities

Primary school teacher (following PGCE)
Teaching in the post-compulsory sector (following further study)
Social or educational researcher
Employment within local authorities
Educational and community development
Educational welfare
Education-related work with voluntary organisations
Further study (masters or PhD)
Employment overseas

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States