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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why is our education system organised the way it is? How can those working within the sector influence social justice and empower those in education?Throughout our Education course, you’ll explore these and other questions from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Drawing on philosophy, sociology, history, psychology and politics, you’ll consider issues such as whether children’s mental health can influence their learning experience or the way education differs across national and international contexts.We want to make your experience as interactive and collaborative as possible. The degree is designed to introduce you to a range of current debates and contemporary issues in education, combined with practical experience.As you progress through the degree, you will have the option to explore your personal journey within education, tailoring your study to your career intentions. You may opt for units focusing on issues such as global agendas in education, or volunteer in a nursery to understand child development.This new degree also offers the chance to gain experiences in areas of Secondary Education offering new, exciting, career opportunities.You will be encouraged to take a critical perspective throughout, and you will balance academic skills with practical experience.You’ll learn through a mix of lectures, projects and placements, tutorials, presentations and discussions. Some of the ways you might learn include group work with your peers, debating topical issues in education and delivering group presentations. This is to help you develop the confidence to present to an audience, whether you’re speaking to a classroom of eight-year olds, your friends or educational professionals.This course also has a Foundation Year**Features and Benefits*** **Practical Experience**- You’ll have the opportunity to work in a school or alternative educational setting, and contribute to real community projects.* **Teaching expertise**- Our teaching team has practical experience across a range of educational settings (including schools, youth and community projects and theatre education) and are engaged in cutting-edge educational research.* **Learn More**- Opportunity to learn about inclusion and special educational needs, such as autism spectrum conditions

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 65%

    20th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    52nd

    8

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