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BA (HONS) Education and Sociology (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About this course
Are you looking to develop your understanding and knowledge of educational theories, policies and practice, and apply these to past and present educational issues? This degree looks at the influences on the development of the education system, the curriculum, and learners with disabilities. In addition to studying the core social theories and research methodologies, you will explore and debate a range of sociological themes. You’ll gain comprehensive knowledge of these two disciplines and will develop a range of skills and practical experience which will enable you to pursue either educational or sociological study at a higher level. The BA (Hons) Education and Sociology degree is a popular course which combines two complementary disciplines with principles of social justice at the core. The Sociology aspect of the course provides you with a foundation in social theory and research methodologies with which to explore a range of themes including class, childhood, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexuality, within topics such as disease & illness, social movements, human rights, 'suspect' populations and insecure spaces, resistance and rebellion, and contemporary British society.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire

Progression & Careers
Graduates follow careers in areas such as: primary/ secondary school or further education teaching following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training; teaching support roles; Working with children and families; youth work; police work; community work; equality and diversity specialist; researcher; and local government.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.

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University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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