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At Keele University, we’re different. Nestled in 600 acres of countryside in the heart of the UK, we have a big campus but a small and cosmopolitan community. We’re proud to be ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, in addition to having been ranked No.1 in the National Student Survey 2014-2016. This is because it’s more than green and lovely, it’s a place of research and academic excellence too. Education at Keele is distinctive because of its strong focus on contemporary issues in education and policy making. Studying Education means considering its relationship to the economy, its historical evolution, its impact on people’s life chances and identities, how education is organised, and how learners learn. You will study educational topics such as the nature of learning, the history of education, and educational policies and practices that aim to promote inclusion and social cohesion. Studying Education at Keele, either on its own or along with another subject, will help you explore the many ways that education is changing along with society. The course examines topics such as changing ideas about childhood, learning, digital technologies, citizenship, race, play, work, the political nature of schools, for instance, the impact of poverty on both the results and the experience of education. You will also have opportunities to explore these issues abroad by doing an International Year, which can lead to an enhanced degree title in ‘BA (Hons) in Education with International Year’. Our undergraduate Education programme sets you up well for further professional study to qualify in areas such as teaching, social work or the legal profession. The course opens up a range of opportunities in settings from pre-school to adult learning, as well as in a variety of other contexts, such as politics, the civil service, journalism or business. If you are thinking of travelling or working abroad after graduation, Keele’s Language Centre offers a variety of courses that may enable you to graduate with an enhanced degree with foreign language competency or an internationally recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
The University considers transfers in to year 2, please provide details of the course and module content from your current/past Higher Education provider. When completing your UCAS application please include in your personal statement reasons for seeking a transfer and please provide a reference from this Institution.
|A level||CCC - BCC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits||106 - 96 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 - 26 points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English Language at grade C/4 and Maths or Science at grade C/4.|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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