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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

Overview

Our Education Studies degree is a rewarding and challenging course. You’ll study child and adolescent development, specifically around inclusion and educational inequalities.

You’ll question why governments change education policy, and look at how education is portrayed in popular culture.

In your second year you can choose an innovative pathway Education Studies: SEN, Disabilities and Inclusion (SENDI) This covers the experiences of children and young people who can find themselves marginalised or excluded from traditional Educational settings.

You will gain extensive knowledge about the role of education in contemporary society, and areas such as:

  • education
  • psychology
  • gender
  • 21st-century education
  • special educational needs and disabilities
  • children’s literature.

This degree prepares you for many careers including:

  • teaching
  • youth work
  • educational psychology
  • social work
  • therapeutic support
  • policy provision
  • educational publishing.

Learning and teaching

You’ll learn via a wide variety of teaching and learning approaches, including:

  • traditional lectures
  • seminars
  • enquiry-led learning
  • collaborative learning
  • online activities.

Inter-disciplinary collaboration is a feature of research activity in the School of Education. Many themes of this course are designed around pressing contemporary issues across subjects.

Assessment

Assessment methods used on this course

Assessment is 100% coursework.

Coursework may be in the form of:

  • a written essay (up to 3000 words)
  • group presentations
  • an observational study
  • a case study of a cultural artefact
  • creation of a learning object (online teaching resource)
  • critical/ thematic reviews of literature
  • development of a portfolio of work
  • participation in online activities, eg contributions to forum discussions
  • independent study
  • a dissertation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,300per year

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

Entry requirements

University information

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 81 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%

    34th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    75th

    54

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