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BAEducation, Culture and Childhood

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Overview

In the first year, you’ll take modules in child psychology and the sociology of education. You’ll also study comparative histories of education, explore the curriculum and look at how childhood has been portrayed in different societies and at different times.

In your second year, a placement module gives you the chance to apply what you’ve learned. You choose where you want to go. We can help you find the right place if you’re stuck. You’ll spend about 60 hours in total in the workplace and we ask you to keep a journal of your experience.

Throughout the second and third years, you choose from a list of subjects including psychology, experiences and childhood, educational policy, globalisation and inclusive education, what is learning?, and children and digital cultures.

Research is an important part of the course. There’s a small-scale research project in the second year and an extended dissertation in the third year. We’ll also train you in research methods.

In the third-year module Education@Sheffield, you’ll present a critique of research by staff in the school. The module is designed to build your confidence so you can engage as an equal with your professors.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues

Optional modules:

Child Psychology
Critical Curriculum Study
Education, Power and Society: Introduction to the Sociology of Education
Histories of Education
Social and Historical Constructions of Childhood
Study Skills in Education, Culture and Childhood

Second year

Core modules:

Placement
Research Project in Education, Culture and Childhood
Understanding Education: Research and Researching

Optional modules:

Being a Teacher
Children and Digital Cultures
Dimensions of Education Policy
Psychology and Learning Communities
The Literacy Exchange and Achievement Programme

Third year

Core modules:

Dissertation
Education@Sheffield

Optional modules:

Globalising Education
Psychological Theory and Childhood Experience
The Literacy Exchange and Achievement Programme
What is Learning?

Career opportunities

Our graduates go into educational leadership and management, educational journalism and publishing, educational research, community education and development, early years services, youth, charity and educational welfare work.

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