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Course summary

Explore the world of education and discover which aspects fire your passion. As part of this course you’ll:

  • Use directed experiential learning to see first-hand how theory links into practice
  • Gain a wide understanding of educational systems and practices in the UK whether in schools and special needs schools, or settings such as museums and prisons
  • Question key educational issues including the social influences surrounding how children learn and potential barriers to learning
  • Gain an overview of current issues in education systems around the world and how they relate to the UK
  • Study topics independently and develop high-level research skills to prepare for your major independent study


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introduction to Policy in Education
  • The Evolution of the Education System
  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development Through Education Studies
  • Introduction to Learning & Development
  • Professional Practice in the Workplace 1
  • Introduction to Education Research
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Inequality, Schooling & Social Justice
  • Comparative Studies in Global Education
  • An Introduction to Education Philosophies
  • Inclusive Educational Practice and Valuing Diversity
  • Research Methods & Ethics
  • Professional Practice in the Workplace 2
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Teaching & the Context of Multi-disciplinary Working
  • Professional Practice: Career Choices
  • Dissertation
- In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

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Headingley Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

This course only requires applicants to do a DBS check if they decide to go out on a placement.

Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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