Education at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Experience learning in action. Embark on a journey that explores how UK education has evolved. Studying for an education degree with us, you’ll look at the entire system, from early years to advanced study at degree level. Intrigued about how our school systems came to be? Ever wonder how past governments have shaped teaching? We’ve designed this degree to explore education – an engine for social justice, tackling inequality and championing diversity. You’ll find the answers through the prisms of history, sociology, philosophy and psychology. Joining us you’ll spend time looking at the UK education system, then see how it relates to the rest of Europe and the entire world. You’ll also explore the ideas at the forefront of education policy and practice. Plus, you’ll look back to see how they’ve shaped the way we teach and learn in the 21st Century. Helping you put your learning into context is a top priority for us. That’s why we organise regular visits to different places where education takes place. We’ll also give you the chance to do a placement in Year 2 . It’s up to you whether this is in a traditional classroom or another space where people learn like an art gallery or museum. Armed with an education degree, you’ll be ready for further training. This could be a PGCE to become a teacher or a Master’s in a related area.


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Assessment method

The programme enables students to produce work for assessment in a range of different ways. From more traditional essays and class tests, through group-work and presentations, to the creation of websites, wikis, videos and blogs, the assessment strategies on this programme equip students with a host of communication skills that will serve them well in their future careers. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Education at Edge Hill University - UCAS