Education Studies at University of Sunderland - UCAS

Course summary

Explore the world of education. Understand the history and socio-cultural issues of modern pedagogy. Develop an exciting career in a fascinating field. BA (Hons) Education Studies will give you a detailed understanding of the principles of education, and its systems and structures. You will critically explore all phases of education, from a range of historical, philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. This course is a great option for anyone who is interested in working in the education sector but may be unsure which career route they would like to take. You will have the chance to discover your passion throughout the course and if you want to continue training and become a teacher when you graduate, you will be guaranteed an interview for a PGCE degree at the University of Sunderland.

Modules

Module descriptors can be viewed on the Education Studies course page on the University website.

Assessment method

This course is taught via small group work, workshops, lectures, tutorials, computer-based learning, presentations and independent learning. Your progress will be assessed with essays, reports, group work, seminar presentations and self-evaluation. Throughout the degree you'll have one-to-one support from academic staff.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L9N8
Institution code:
S84
Campus name:
Sir Tom Cowie Campus
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The following qualifications are also accepted for this course: Qualified Teacher Status A Certificate in Education (Cert Ed) A Professional Certificate of Education (PGCE) A Foundation Degree If you don’t have the necessary academic qualifications, but you have relevant work experience or qualifications you may still be eligible.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/study/education/undergraduate-education-studies/#fees-and-reqs

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Student Outcomes

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75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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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 £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

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Education Studies at University of Sunderland - UCAS