Do you have a passion to shape and change people’s lives through education? Are you interested in a career in education but not sure if you are ready to get in to teaching? Do you want to gain experience in a range of educational settings of your choice? Our two-year degree is a fast-track version of the traditional three-year degree, meaning you will gain a full honours degree, but graduate a year earlier. It's a stepping stone to a variety of life-long and rewarding career options. COURSE OVERVIEW Explore the nature, scope and purpose of education across formal and informal systems, national and global settings, from early childhood studies to Higher Education. This course provides opportunities to ask the ‘big questions’ of learning and challenges perspectives, allowing you to grow into an education expert. Written and designed by an experienced tutor team, including staff who have researched and written widely across the education field, you’ll study a range of subjects associated with education and discover the world of social justice, policy and current affairs. The programme also offers opportunities to gain valuable placement experiences in a variety of educational settings through work-based learning. The flexibility of our placements enables you to gain experience in specialist areas that are of interest to you and start making a difference through education before you even graduate. ON THIS COURSE YOU WILL...
- Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills drawn from a range of subjects such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and policy.
- Combine your theoretical knowledge with practice by undertaking practical placements each year; enhancing your academic knowledge and boosting your employability.
- Be allocated two days of the week to carry out your placement which can be voluntary or paid, giving you the flexibility to work whilst you study.
- Benefit from an intimate learning environment, including a personal tutor and small class groups.
- Learn flexibly, studying areas of education that are of interest to you and complete research enquiries on educational issues and settings, developing analytical and critical thinking skills.
- Have the accessibility of studying an education degree in London, Carlisle, or Lancaster, campuses surrounded by rich opportunities for study, placement, and student life.
- Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts
- Learning and Development
- Introduction to Safeguarding in Education
- Educational Environments
- Introduction to the History and Sociology of Education
- Key Issues in Education Today
- Psychology of Education
- Global Childhoods
- Education, Faith and Philosophy
- Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts 2
- Educational Policy and Context
- Planning an Enquiry
- Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts 3
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Educational Leadership and Management
- Current Issues in Education and International Perspectives
- Education and the Media
- Special Study
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
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:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£11100||Year 1|
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University of Cumbria
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