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Education Studies BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: X300

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course provides an opportunity to engage in current debates on education by focusing on the contemporary approaches, skills and methods used in teaching, learning and educational wellbeing, and looking at how childhood is shaped by culture and society.Our students explore how people develop through education and, by taking part in placement and volunteering opportunities, gain a broad range of skills that are transferable to careers in socially orientated professions.Recent graduates have gone on to work in teaching, education practice, early years childcare, youth work and educational publishing or choose to progress to postgraduate level courses, such as our Education Practice MA.You’ll cover topics including perspectives on education, thinking and learning in higher education, historical and contemporary issues, teaching diversity, how people learn, and special educational needs.You’ll also have the opportunity to choose from elective modules in years two and three that include global comparative education, technological transformations in learning, education and equality, and education and the arts.Key features- Choose to study Education Studies as a single honours programme, or in combination with French, Mandarin, Spanish or Psychology.- 97% of our Education Studies graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 report (above the sector average of 94.6%).*- You will study a range of topics including how people learn, teaching diversity - inclusive education and technological transformers in learning.- Gain international experience related to your studies through our DMU Global programme. Education Studies students have taught English to school children in Taiwan, considered inequality and segregation in New York, and supported refugees in Berlin.- Successful completion of the course provides a foundation to progress onto a PGCE qualification, enabling you to become a teacher in the UK.- Take part in our Erasmus programme for the opportunity to study in Spain, Finland or Denmark between the second and third year of your course.- Engage with the local community and boost your CV through placements and volunteering opportunities at schools, art and learning centres or museums.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,250per year

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120 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    33rd

    10

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