Education Studies (Top up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS

Education Studies (Top up)

University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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Do you have an interest in education? Are you keen to study aspects of education without committing to becoming a teacher? Do you want to help children and adults to learn in a variety of settings? With BA (Hons) Education Studies (top-up) you can study the subjects associated with education in society. You'll gain a national and international perspective of education and consider elements such as social justice, policy, current issues in education. You'll also have the opportunity to gain some placement experience in a range of settings. This course is ideal if you have already completed a related foundation degree or diploma of higher education. Why Choose University of Cumbria We’ll give you a solid academic grounding, so if you want to progress to further study at masters level or go into primary teaching, you can, because we’ll even support you in achieving the statutory skills tests. You have the opportunity to complete work experience, so all the theory you learn in lectures and seminars will be backed up with first-hand experience. Not only will this boost your confidence, but it’ll bolster your CV.

  • Our strong partnership with educational providers helps you to secure placements and enhances your job prospects
  • Study in small class groups, so we will get to know you well
  • Support from a personal tutor from the start of your studies
  • Work-based placements will enhance your academic knowledge and boost your employability
  • Boost your professional and employability skills throughout your studies
  • Flexibility to follow and research your own interests
  • Taught by tutors with education backgrounds to bring real-life experience into your learning
  • Study at our London campus, situated in the East End of London
  • So, if you’re passionate about education, this is the perfect course for you.
Graduate destinations This programme will develop useful skills for a future working in a range of educational settings such as:
  • Education administrator
  • Learning mentor
  • Teaching assistant
  • Careers adviser
  • Family support worker
  • Museum education officer
  • Youth worker
Alternatively, if you want to become a teacher, you can top up your qualifications with a one-year PGCE course to gain qualified teacher status.

Course details

Assessment method

Coursework - may include written tasks and assignments, reports, dissertations, portfolios, project work


Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeX305
Institution code C99
Campus nameTower Hamlets
Campus codeT

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in relevant subject

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Other

Qualification Check


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/studentfinance for more information about student fees and finance, and for details about our alumni discount.
Education Studies (Top up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS