Do you want to help shape and change young lives through education? Do you have a passion for teaching? Do you want to change communities from the inside? Our course is innovative and exciting, incorporating the very latest developments in the field of education studies. Whether you want to become a primary, secondary, or further education teacher to young adults and mature learners teacher or influence and shape education policy, it will provide you with a fantastic foundation. You'll learn from practising teachers and take an active role in important current debates on children's education. At UEL, we're embedded in a diverse and inclusive community in east London. This course reflects that, and you'll be taught by an academic team that is representative of the wide multicultural variety of our student intake. Our course is strongly rooted in the real world, with plenty of opportunities to experience education in action in our community. This will ease your transition into a teaching environment when you leave us.
Year 1: Sociology of Education (Core), Philosophy of Education (Core), Emerging Research Communities (Core), Key Principles for Inclusion and Diversity (Core), Exploring Social Worlds (Core), Mental Wealth: Academic and Professional Skills for Life 1 (Core) Year 2: Mental Wealth: Academic and Professional Skills for Life 2 (Core), Contemporary Issues in Education (Core), Identity and Social Justice (Core), Building Research Communities (Core), Ideology, Politics, and Policy in Education (Core), Education Practice (Core) Year 3: Mental Wealth: Academic and Professional Skills for Life 3 (Core), Critical and Global Perspectives on Education (Core), Language, Pedagogy and Cultural Diversity (Core), Volunteering (Core), Independent Research Project (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.
We assess all modules through different forms of coursework. Assessment methods include group works, exams and individual work including essays. In addition to writing traditional essays, you'll be required to write reports, policy reviews and give presentations. This is to ensure you gain skills that are relevant to and can be transferred to the workplace. In your final year, you'll write a research dissertation. All grades count towards your module mark. More details will be included in the student handbook and module guides. Feedback is provided within 15 working days in line with UEL's assessment and feedback policy.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 3
For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or https://uel.ac.uk/about/contact-us
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