BA (Hons) English and Education Studies at University of Derby - UCAS

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This distinctive, diverse and challenging programme provides a strong English core to your degree, whilst offering options in English Language throughout. You’ll be taught by experts conducting influential studies to deepen your understanding of education from early years to lifelong learning. English at Derby is an exciting, diverse and challenging course that not only incorporates the close analysis of literature, but also considers the situations in which literature is produced and read. This means your studies will include the intellectual and cultural history of art, film, philosophy, linguistics and sociology, as well as contemporary cultural politics. You will be introduced to a range of cultural expression from across the globe and from diverse historical periods. Studying Education at Derby provides you with an intellectually stimulating course that will make you an authority on current education policy and practice. You will be provided with a solid understanding of education and educational equality, bringing together perspectives from history, psychology, sociology and philosophy. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE 1. Combining two subjects boosts your employability and gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in two subject areas, making you a more versatile graduate. 2. The course equips you with the skills and knowledge you need for excellent career prospects in fields which include (though are not limited to) teaching, education, journalism, publishing and arts administration. 3. Share your passion for the past by organising and marketing a high-profile public conference where you present your research. 4. Benefit from the support of a dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team who are published experts in their field. 5. The course’s distinctive core of engagement with literary, critical and cultural theory will enable you to develop a highly nuanced and sophisticated approach to the analysis of literature, language and culture recognise the importance of supporting you to develop the skills employers seek methods from directed study, lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will be taught by influential researchers and published authors whose work is shaping the debate about the future of education. YOUR CAREER: This degree will open a range of career options and recognise the importance of supporting you to develop the skills employers seek to maximise your employability. We will provide you with the skills to engage critically with the world in which you live and develop your understanding of cultural differences and the capacity of language to produce unintended effects and meanings. Such awareness is hugely valuable to employers. Studying Education Studies offers a wide range of career opportunities, not only in education but also in social care, health care, careers and guidance, and the voluntary sector. Our graduates are now enjoying success as: higher-level teaching assistants, welfare child-protection officers, early-years practitioners, care assistants and community-learning facilitators. If you’d like to train to be a teacher, you will be guaranteed an interview for our PGCE Primary if you meet the entry requirements. You could also apply to study our PGCE Post-14 (Education and Training) or enhance your career prospects further still by continuing to study with us at masters level. CAREERS AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICE: Our Careers and Employment Service can help you boost your employment skills by connecting you with employers for work placements, part-time jobs, and volunteering. They can also offer guidance on career options, CV writing, or starting your own business. STUDY OPTIONS: On the Joint Honours programme, there are different pathways of study available. You can often study both subjects equally or choose to major in a subject. Please view the course page on our website for more information on pathways.

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  • Year 1

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EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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BA (Hons) English and Education Studies at University of Derby - UCAS