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Education Studies and English Literature BA (Hons)

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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UCAS CODE: X393

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you aspire to work with children and young people? Whether working in teaching, Special Educational Needs and Disability, social work, educational policy or welfare, it begins with a degree in Education Studies.A degree in Education Studies will set you up for a career to work with children in a range of settings. The programme will give you the skills and knowledge for a range of careers including, teaching, social work, education policy, welfare and working with children and families.Throughout the degree, you will be taught using real-world case studies that are relevant to education. You'll explore the value and purpose of education and address key issues such as social justice and educational/social disadvantage. The degree will equip you with a range of transferable skills that are highly valued by all employers.You will be able to choose modules that include work experience opportunities. These placements will allow you to gain practical insights and apply what you learn to a professional setting.You will be taught by research-active lecturers, who are excited to share their passion with you. Their wide-range of specialisms include Special Education Needs, educational policy and inequalities in education.You will also attend workshops with industry professionals who will discuss key developments in the profession.You'll attend field trips across the UK in the 'Critical Perspectives in Childhood and Youth' module. You can also attend an international field trip as part of the 'International Perspectives in Education' module. These trips will give real-life context to your studies, linking the theory you learn to the world of work.When you study literature you are not just reading and thinking about great books, you are also asking questions about society’s past and future, and ultimately interrogating your own past and future.During your time here you will be studying literature from the Renaissance to the present day, all within the vicinity of Horace Walpole’s Gothic mansion, Strawberry Hill House, which is located on our campus.The programme has a traditional and rigorous core of compulsory modules covering: Tragedy, Critical Theory, Renaissance Literature (including Shakespeare), Romanticism and Modernism. The literary training provided ensures that you will cover the conventional ‘classics’ meticulously.You will develop skills that will complement the unique and innovative optional units, which you can tailor to your interests and passions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96 - 104

One Level 3 qualification should be in English (either Language or Literature) or an essay-writing subject such as History, Government and Politics, Economics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Law or Sociology

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University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 84 3

    98th out of 100 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    107 52%

    72nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    12th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    89 44%

    99th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    94th

    90

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