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Education Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you.Our Education Studies degree opens doors to a wide range of careers, this course explores the role of education in society and examines how moral and social issues shape learning. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?Consider different aspects of education in a range of settings, within and outside school and gain valuable practical experience on work placements which will strengthen your CV. IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?You will benefit from a strong focus on social equality, international learning opportunities and the chance to take a specialist pathway in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). HOW YOU WILL LEARNYou will be taught using a variety of methods from directed study, lectures, seminars, and tutorials. If you choose not to follow a pathway you will still be undertaking a 12-day work placement in an education setting.OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCESThis course has an international focus so we offer exciting opportunities for you to travel abroad. Our programme of international fieldtrips has given our students first-hand experience of education in countries such as Morocco, The Gambia and Poland.CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITYOur graduates are now enjoying success as higher level teaching assistants, welfare child protection officers, early years practitioners, care assistants, and community learning facilitators.RELATED COURSESBA (Hons) Education Studies Education Studies Joint HonoursBA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 81 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 65%

    20th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    10

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