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Course summary

Learn how theory and research inform practice and policy in education. -96% of graduates are employed or in further study with a typical professional level starting salary of £25,000 -(Graduates from BSc Education, and BSc Education and Psychology, surveyed 15 months after graduation, Graduate Outcomes, 2018 & 2019, Published 2021)

  • Explore key topics like social justice and inclusion, digital literacy and international perspectives
Learn how theory and research inform practice and policy in education.
  • Work placements and study abroad opportunities
  • Opportunities to gain invaluable experience by visiting schools, colleges and training environments
Join a supportive environment centred around the desire to positively impact change in education. Your modules will be underpinned by world-leading research from the Institute for Equity and Effectiveness in Education (IE3), one of the country’s leading institutes for education research. You’ll gain the scientific research skills you need to critique educational policy alongside influential academics. You’ll be supported to contribute your unique perspective as you explore complex issues such as inclusion and digital literacy. Specialist modules and career enhancing employability workshops will help you steer your degree to a range of professional careers opening the door to further study or employment opportunities. Our graduates have begun careers in teaching, educational welfare, local government, further study, community development and charity.


On our Education course you will learn how theory and research informs practice and policy in education Some of the modules you may study include Digital Society: Education and Learning; Curriculum Design; and Cognitive Psychology in Education For further module information visit

Assessment method

We’ll assess you using: -lectures -classes and tutorials -coursework -individual and group projects -independent learning (studying on your own) Your assessment breakdown, year by year: Year 1 Practical exam - 6% Coursework - 94% Year 2 Practical exam - 19% Coursework - 81% Year 3 Written exam - 6% Practical exam - 6% Coursework - 88%

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Admissions Team at [email protected]

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

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Unistats information

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

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £22300 Year 1
EU £22300 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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