DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Education Studies

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Course summary

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 Year 1: The Curriculum [20 credits] Theories of Learning [40 credits] Level 4 Year 2 The Policy Landscape in Education [20 credits] Safeguarding Children and Young People [20 credits] Assessment for Learning [20 credits] Level 5 Year 3 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [20 credits} Nature Connectedness [20 credits] Small Scale Research [20 credits] Level 5 Year 4 Careers and Employability [20 credits] Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Practice [20 credits} Effective Pedagogical Approaches [20 credits] Level 6 Year 5 Current Issues and Contemporary Debates in Education [20 credits] Education and Social Justice [20 credits] Professional Practice in Education [20 credits] Level 6 Year 6 Collaborative Working within Education [20 credits] Research Project - inc. Dissertation [40 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.

Assessment method

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

32 UCAS Tariff points from a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas. 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

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3885 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3885 Year 1
Scotland £3885 Year 1
Wales £3885 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay for example: - Books. You’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies - Printing and photocopying - Trips and enhancement opportunities You may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Education Studies at DN Colleges Group - UCAS