Economics and Education Studies at University of Derby - UCAS

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**BA (Hons) Economics and Education Studies Apply economic theory to real-life scenarios to gain a solid understanding of multi-disciplinary social science approaches in the context of current educational curricula, policy and trends.** Why choose this course? You’ll examine education through the lens of history, sociology, philosophy and psychology, exploring whether ‘traditional’ and ‘progressive’ approaches to education, often seen as opposing philosophies, can complement and enhance each other. As a student of Economics at Derby, you’ll develop an understanding of key economic concepts and enjoy the opportunity to apply this knowledge to current economic data and live research projects. The programme will build your understanding of contemporary economics both in the UK and overseas, as well as the private and public sector. How you will learn You’ll learn through a compelling combination of:

  • interactive lectures
  • expert speakers
  • problem-solving seminars
  • group work
  • group discussion
  • workshops
  • case study analysis
  • computer lab work
  • practical analysis.
Opportunities and experiences You’ll have the opportunity to put your skills to the test in the real world before you graduate – you could take a year long Economics placement between your second and third year, a summer internship, or Education placements to develop your employability skills. Our Education placements are built around the ethos of being a force for positive change, so that students not only gain transferable knowledge and valuable life experience from the opportunities, but also contribute positively to the local community in return. Careers and employability As an economics graduate, you will have a thorough understanding of business and leadership which will allow you to work in roles in international business, consultancy and finance. You could also pursue opportunities in government departments, development agencies, charities and not-for-profit organisations. Education graduates are well placed for a range of employment opportunities, including primary and secondary teaching, teaching assistants, education liaison roles, social work, youth and community work; or further postgraduate study.

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  • Year 1

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EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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Economics and Education Studies at University of Derby - UCAS