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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Education is designed for students who have an interest in education and who are looking for the opportunity to pursue this interest in a broad social science context.Your study will be informed by our research in education and the latest developments in policy and practice, encompassing aspects of culture and identity, childhood and youth, gender and ethnicity, and social justice and inclusion.Core modules are aimed at developing a deep understanding of the social, historical, political, economic and developmental contexts of education – in Wales, the UK and internationally.Having a broad understanding of education provides you with an essential basis for challenging many of our common sense beliefs about education and society. This approach will enable you to play a role in helping to transform and improve how we think about and practice education.Distinctive featuresOur close links with policy makers, as well as local schools, colleges and other education/training organisations, provide opportunities for you to actively engage with educators and practice.Although this is not a teaching qualification, it is a chance to study education in ways that go beyond a focus on classroom practice. You will study the wider debates around education, laying the foundation for a wide variety of careers.The opportunity for you to learn in a School that was ranked 3rd in the UK for research quality in sociology and 5th for education in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF).The involvement of research-active staff in teaching.The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.The variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,700per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 84 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    152 74%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    74th

    5

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