This pathway of the BA (Hons) Education Studies programme will allow you to study a range of key issues relevant to educational theory and practice within modern British society with a particular emphasis on Additional Learning Needs and inclusive practice. This course is designed for those who wish to work within education and to work in professions that make a difference to the lives of others of all ages and abilities. There are opportunities for individual research to pursue personal interests and practical placements within a variety of settings. There are also opportunities to study abroad for a semester. This is a popular course in a friendly University where you are a name not a number. Within the United Kingdom, contemporary discussions have focused on the ways in which we can enable and support pupil well-being within our schools at all levels. By choosing this pathway firstly you will be provided with a sound understanding of the key principles of Education Studies as a discipline. This will be facilitated through studying the key areas of psychology, sociology, history and sociology. You will then be engaging in detailed study that will allow you to consider specifically how learning can be supported and developed within contemporary primary and secondary schools as well as other educational contexts. An emphasis on contemporary educational issues across a range of contexts and the development of students as effective educational researchers and practitioners is central to the ethos of this course. This programme supports progression towards a variety of careers such as teaching, research, educational administration and management, local government, as well as a range of opportunities within the public and private sector.
Year One - Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Development Across the Lifespan (20 credits; compulsory) • Education: Past, Present, Future (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Learning Theory and Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Respecting Rights and Supporting Inclusion (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two - Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • All Means All (20 credits; compulsory) • Alternative Learning Environments (20 credits; compulsory) • Behaviour and Learning: Approaches to Classroom Management (20 credits; compulsory) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Educational Research (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three - Level 6 (BA) • Curriculum and Assessment Studies (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Making a Difference Together (20 credits; compulsory) • Therapeutic Work with Individuals (20 credits; compulsory) • Well-being in Education (20 credits; compulsory).
The course is assessed through a wide variety of methods including case studies, coursework and presentation along with the opportunity to complete a dissertation on an area of interest personal to you as a learner. You will also be encouraged to reflect on previous experiences of education through the assessments used within the course as well as incorporate practical experiences, where relevant.
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
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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