Education and History at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Discover how the past has influenced the way we live, govern societies and teach the next generation. In our education and history degree, you’ll explore modern history in a global context and discover how these two fascinating subjects are intrinsically linked. Philosophy, psychology and sociology all influence our understanding of how we teach. History plays a massive part too, making it the perfect subject to study alongside education. Why are our schools and university systems the way they are? How have past governments shaped education? Debate and discuss these questions while exploring UK education system and how it compares with the rest of the world. The future of education will be shaped by people like you. To create change, you’ll learn to think innovatively, inspire others and challenge the status quo. Alongside looking at education, our specialists will help you explore broader areas of modern history. Explore African-American civil rights. Travel back in time to discover the origins of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Creating connections between past and present will be key for your history studies. You’ll also combine your knowledge to explore fundamental questions about the relationship between education, society and different cultures.


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Assessment method

The assessment methods for this programme incorporate a variety of both traditional and innovative formats. There will be a blend of essays, exams and website development work. You will be asked to produce and present work through a combination of wikis and blogs, or to produce video presentations or give a live presentation. You will also create research posters reporting on the results of your investigations and be taught how to present your work in the format of professional magazine-style reports.

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

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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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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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

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Education and History at Edge Hill University - UCAS