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BA HonsEducation Studies

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Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

This course provides the skilled background needed for application to
teacher training. However, graduates of the programme will also be
eligible to pursue career options within social services, educational
welfare, community programmes and charities.

During the course you will:

  • Cover a broad curriculum in the field of education
  • Learn from staff who have extensive experience in teacher training
    and education
  • Qualify your lessons with research informed by the Education
    Research Institute based in Bedford
  • Put your learning to use in a practical work placement
  • Earn qualifications that will make you a desirable candidate to
    help fulfil Bedford’s strong demand for graduates with knowledge of
    education systems and practices

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Inclusion, disability and special needs education
  • Education and ICT
  • Early years education
  • The child and the curriculum
  • Educational research and key skills

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Career opportunities

CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS

All students will be introduced to the Centre for Personal and Career
Development [CPCD] at Induction where My Future (CMS online) and other
self-assessment tools will be signposted. Students will be made aware
of the service available and how to access it at appropriate points.

Students will be made aware that self assessment tools are available
on the Careers tab of BREO

Further support and resources are available from the CPCD. Resources
and support available at all levels include;

  • One-to-one career coaching on job search, applications,
    interviews, postgraduate study and career planning / exploration both
    face-to-face and through E-guidance
  • Workshops for specific groups such as Alternatives to Education,
    International Students, recent Graduates etc.
  • BREO Careers tab which gives access to a wide range of information
    sources on such topics as: Finding Work, Careers Events, Subject
    discipline related information on employment, vacancy sources, our
    Jobshop for part time casual, placements and full-time graduate
    vacancies and UB Volunteering which enables current student to engage
    in a wide variety of community and employer based unpaid experience
  • Teaching Fair, Make a difference and Going Professional events
  • Volunteering opportunities available in all areas including
    education

For further information and a Whos Who in CPCD

You will also be given detailed career information and preparation in
the stage 2 unit, Research methods.

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Career:

All students will be introduced to the CPCD at Induction where My
Future (CMS online) and other self assessment tools will be
signposted. Students will be made aware of the service available and
how to access it at appropriate points.

Students will be made aware that self assessment tools are available
on the Careers tab of BREO

Further support and resources are available from the CPCD. Resources
and support available at all levels include;

  • One-to-one career coaching on job search, applications,
    interviews, postgraduate study and career planning/exploration both
    face-to-face and through E-guidance
  • Workshops for specific groups such as Alternatives to Education,
    International Students, recent Graduates etc.
  • BREO Careers tab which gives access to a wide range of information
    sources on such topics as: Finding Work, Careers Events, Subject
    discipline related information on employment, vacancy sources, our
    Jobshop for part time casual, placements and full-time graduate
    vacancies and UB Volunteering which enables current student to engage
    in a wide variety of community and employer based unpaid experience.
  • Teaching Fair, Make a difference and Going Professional events
  • Volunteering opportunities available in all areas including
    education

For further information and a Whos Who in CPCD visit our website at

Preparation for your career is also built into the stage 2 study
skills unit. On completing this course students are likely to progress
into the following areas:

Primary teacher training (via PGCE / GTP offered in Bedford and
elsewhere)

Education related work in Local Authorities

General administrative and managerial positions in a wide range of
companies.

Working with NGOs

Further study:

As well as continuing study on teacher training programmes, which in
Bedford include masters level units, you may also study via MA
programmes in Education or a related social science.

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