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BAEducation / History

Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
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Overview

In choosing to study this Education and History degree you’ll cover a broad spectrum of childhood development activities that include the sociological, psychological and educational facets that influence the development of children. Additionally you’ll cover the fundamental syllabus of a broad-ranging History degree. You’ll be taught by enthusiastic staff and cover a range of practical, theoretical, and professional disciplines that employers in this discipline demand. Your skills and abilities will be enhanced with regular exposure to team-work, communications, interpersonal, and time and work management opportunities.

This joint honours BA in Education and History will expose you to the fascinating sweep of history from ancient times to the present day, whilst equipping you with the knowledge required to communicate your subject. This course is perfect for aspiring teachers, tutors and lecturers with a particular interest in history.

You will find this to be a varied and stimulating course with a strong vocational outcome. You can also tailor your learning to suit your interests, opting for modules from both subject areas. In History your choices may include: Three Queens and their Subjects; History as Myth-making and Wales under the Tudors. In Education you may choose to study bilingual education, children’s rights or Special Educational Needs.

This joint honours degree in Education and History will be of great use to you in a range of graduate jobs, particularly in schools and colleges. Not only will you be thoroughly equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to apply for Primary or Secondary teacher training, or other careers in Education, and a high level of subject expertise, but you will also be a fluent communicator, a rigorous researcher, and a strong debater able to form compelling arguments. These will all prove to be huge assets in any graduate workplace.

Career opportunities

You may decide to train as a teacher, but there is also a broad range of other employment or training options. Your knowledge of education may help you establish a career as a community education officer, education administrator, lecturer, special educational needs teacher or youth worker. Your historical expertise may help you in a career as an academic librarian, archivist, heritage manager or museum conservator. Studying both subjects might lead to employment as an Education Officer with an organisation such as the National Trust.

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