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BA (Hons)Education Studies

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

Education Studies is concerned with how people develop and learn throughout their lives and examines the skills and methods behind educating and teaching. The course will prepare you for a wide variety of careers that involve training, teaching or leading others; especially children.

If you want to make a positive contribution to people’s lives and society as a whole, then take the first step towards becoming an educationalist. Graduates have gone on to a variety of successful careers in both the public and private sectors; in local government services, nurseries, learning support, personnel management, careers advice, social services and charities.

Programme structure

Year 1
Historical and Contemporary Issues
Perspectives on Education
Evidence-based Teaching and Learning
Thinking and Learning in Higher Education

Year 2
Core modules:

Researching Education
How People Learn
Teaching Diversity: Inclusive Education

Plus, select one or two modules from:

Philosophy of Education
Global Comparative Education
Contemporary Cultural Perspectives
Technological Transformations in Learning
Computer Programming as a Tool for Learning
Music in the Life of the Primary School

Year 3
Core module:

Education Dissertation
Special Educational Needs in Primary and Secondary Schools

You can choose two modules from:

Placement Project (strongly encouraged)
Education and Equality: Class, Race and Ethnicity
Gender and Education
Education and the Arts
Adult Learners and Life-long Learning

Career opportunities

The Education Studies BA (Hons) develops skills that are particularly useful for students who intend to build a career working with young children. While this is likely to mean employment in primary schools, it can also include nursery and other pre and after-school settings.

Many of our recent graduates have started their careers in; teaching (PGCE), education practice, nurseries, youth work and educational publishing for example. We also offer a range of postgraduate opportunities, including an Education Studies MA.

You can choose to study for a PGCE at school or college level. While the majority of our students choose to follow a career in teaching, the MA opens up opportunities to work in a number of wider educational environments, including youth and community work, local authority employment, social and educational research and early years settings.

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