Education at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study this course? This BA degree in Education tackles the big questions concerning education as seen through sociological, historical, philosophical and policy lenses. It can lead to a wide variety of career choices or further academic study. More about this course This degree will provide you with an excellent foundation for a career in education policy or teaching. It will give you insight into education theory and concepts that will allow you to consider the subject as a political and a philosophical activity. The teaching will be conducted by experienced lecturers who formerly worked as teachers or managers in schools. They will encourage you to take an active role in current debates on child education from the perspective of several disciplines, including philosophy and sociology. They are also ideally placed to give you an insight into the possibilities of a teaching career and the many options available to you after graduation. As a graduate of the Education BA you'll be part of a community of professional and experienced educators, all willing to support you in your personal and professional development.


Example Year 1 modules include: Making Sense of Education (core); The School and the City (core); Knowledge, Culture and Education Part 1 and Part 2 (core); Becoming an Educationist: Reading, Writing and Enquiry (core). Example Year 2 modules include: Sociology and the Curriculum (core); Researching Education (core); Psychology of Learning (core); Neuroscience and Learning (core); Education: Experiential Learning (core); Extension of Knowledge Module (option); Open Language Programme (option); Becoming a Teacher (option). Example Year 3 modules include: Education Studies Dissertation (core); Educators as Social Pedagogues (core); Teachers as Public Intellectuals (core); Inclusion, Education and Equalities (alt core); Philosophy of Education Part 1 and Part 2 (alt core); Gender and Education (option); Education, Sport and Health in Society (option); Extension of Knowledge Module (option); Open Language Programme Module (option).

Assessment method

Assessments at level 3 and 4 will be varied to allow you to become accustomed to different academic practice, including digital literacy. Years 2 and 3 will focus on coursework through drafts, plans, full essays and presentations leading up to a longer dissertation in year 3.

How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have an enhanced DBS for any placement in school environments.

English language requirements

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Please see our English language requirements for more details.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1
Channel Islands £17600 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Education at London Metropolitan University - UCAS