The BA in Education Studies offers an exciting opportunity to combine academic study with professional practice, developing a balance of intellectual and practical skills. Consequently, students on this course will be required to engage with the thoughtfully designed curriculum which explores various aspects of teaching and learning, whilst also working within the education sector. This facilitates the application of theory into practice. The course enables students to gain insight and understanding of how they can theoretically and practically support the learning and development of children and young people. Modules are reflective of current educational practice whilst allowing for and supporting the ability to deal with future changes within the sector. The course aims to develop highly skilled, reflective educational practitioners, who are well equipped to support the development of children and young people within the education sector.
On this course you will study a range of engaging modules, considering various aspects of educational practice and making connections to professional experience gained. Modules studied: Level 4 The Curriculum [20 credits] The Policy Landscape in Education [20 credits] Safeguarding Children and Young People [20 credits] Assessment for Learning [20 credits] Theories of Learning [40 credits] Level 5 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [20 credits} Effective Pedagogical Approaches [20 credits] Nature Connectedness [20 credits] Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Practice [20 credits] Small Scale Research [20 credits] Careers and Employability [20 credits] Level 6 Current Issues and Contemporary Debates in Education [20 credits] Research Project - inc. Dissertation [40 credits] Collaborative Working within Education [20 credits] Education and Social Justice [20 credits] Professional Practice in Education [20 credits] All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time The programme will require private study to access study materials and engage with wider reading and research. Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.
The primary way of delivering this programme is on campus On this course you will be encouraged to become an active enquirer and participant in your own learning. Progress and achievement are assessed using a variety of methods which reflect skills well suited to the education sector, such as essays, case studies, e-Portfolios, poster and oral presentations, research, safeguarding exam, and leaflet designs.
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
Level 2 Requirements (GCSE level): Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics. Additional requirements • A suitable DBS Enhanced Certificate is required. • There is a requirement of either paid or voluntary placement, for a minimum of 2 days per week. We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Enhanced DBS required
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7770||Year 1|