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Education (with Foundation) BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Francis Close Hall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Education, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why Education?**Our Education degree will give you the knowledge and skills to become a creative and analytical educator, using education to improve people’s lives. Sustainability and social justice are central themes of the course and you’ll explore the role of education in global issues such as climate change, inequality and disability. With opportunities to gain valuable experience and contacts on placements in settings such as schools, museums, animal shelters and charities, our graduates stand out from the competition.Drawing on the expertise of experienced lecturers, you’ll develop your own personal philosophy and career path, whether in teaching or another education-related profession. Optional modules allow you to tailor your study to your own interests and ambitions, for example you could take modules from a course such as History to work within museums, or from Early Childhood Studies to go into early years work. There are also opportunities to improve your employment prospects even further, by undertaking continuing professional development activities and achieving additional qualifications, in areas such as first aid and the Makaton language system.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

From day one, students are supported by a dedicated personal tutor, small classes, and a close community.
Placements, trips and one-to-one support help students build confidence to try new things – preparing them for life after graduation.
With three unique campuses in the beautiful and historic settings of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire offers the best in city and country living.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 90 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    119 56%

    63rd

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    23rd

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    19th

    6

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