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Education Studies and English BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: XQ33

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bedford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is a great choice if you are thinking of going on to do a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) after your degree but don’t yet want to commit to primary or secondary level teaching.You’ll get a very good grounding in the key National Curriculum subject of English Literature and learn about key educational ideas and theories, gaining a wide knowledge of key educational ideas and theories, major literary periods and genres, and the use of language.In addition, you will have the opportunity to choose units which are of particular interest to you and which will have relevance for your future career.During your degree you will have the opportunity to explore the role of language in society, contemporary and historical notions of childhood and children, study the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, the philosophy of education and choose from a range of English and Education Studies options and a dissertation based on your interests and your future career plans.**Why choose this course?**- Learn from a teaching team of Education Studies tutors with extensive school teaching experience and English tutors with strong research and publishing profiles- Study key educational ideas and theories and core areas in the history and theory of literature- Develop your understanding of theories of education and literature the role of language in society, and the sociology of childhood and education- Gain school experience, either within the course itself or through the community volunteer programme- Explore creative writing, language and linguistics, 19th century and 20th-century literature, gender and culture, Gothic literature and American, Irish and world literatures- Benefit from a degree providing an excellent progression route to a PGCE, without the need to commit to either primary or secondary level teaching

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 84 7

    50th out of 100 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    102 49%

    76th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    45th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    102 50%

    79th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    50th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    26th

    72

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