Start or progress a career in education with this research-focused top-up degree in education studies. This degree in education studies will take your career one step further. It is ideal for students from education-related backgrounds, and includes learner psychology, social pedagogy, early years, learning support or primary, secondary or further education. There is a strong emphasis on debate, discussion and analysis of the field of education. Modules cover leadership and management, creativity, inclusivity and pedagogy. Upon graduation, you'll be well informed about education and the relevant public sector policies and have the required literacy and numeracy skills. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: North Kent College, in Tonbridge, Kent. What you should know about this course
- This course will be of particular interest to students who wish to pursue a career in teaching or further study in the world of education
- The courses are designed to encourage students from various education related subjects such as learner psychology, early years, childhood studies, social pedagogy, primary, secondary or further education, learner support and many more
- You will learn to solve problems creatively, while drawing on deep knowledge of your chosen field and a critical understanding of the social, economic and cultural factors influencing your professional environment.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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:
- Year 1
A foundation degree (level 5) in a related subject – education, early years, learner psychology and development, sociology of education or similar An equivalent level 5 qualification in a related subject. Mature applicants who do not hold one of these qualifications but who possess a suitable level of relevant experience are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis. In addition, all applicants will be expected to hold a grade C or above in GCSE English (or an equivalent level 2 qualification) and be employed in a position within an educational setting, paid or voluntary, for at least 16 hours per week for the full duration of the programme.
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