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Course summary

On the undergraduate BA (Hons) Education degree at Birmingham you will learn about education as a human, cultural, economic, and social development that is fundamental to a changing, globalised world. The three year BA (Hons) Education programme combines ideas and research from education, psychology, sociology, philosophy and history. It has been designed for both UK/EU and international students who have academic interests in education or aspirations to work with children and young people in a variety of fields. The modules on the BA (Hons) Education programme explore how people, and especially children, develop and learn in their social and cultural contexts. They are constantly updated to include new research, which meets the needs of the sector and recognises the UK’s evolving education policy and practices. There is a compulsory two-week vocational placement during the second year. Why study this course?

  • World-class research - you will be taught in a School which is doing pioneering world-class research in diverse specialisms from character education and racial equality to innovative technology for children on the autistic spectrum.
  • Modules to suit your own interests - our extensive range of compulsory and optional modules on the BA (Hons) Education degree will allow you to build a programme to suit your own interests and career aspirations.
  • Option to study overseas - during your second year of study you will also have the option to study overseas at one of our partner institutions for the first semester.

Modules

Please visit course page on our website https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/edu/ba-education.aspx for a detailed description of modules.

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:
LX33
Institution code:
B32
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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)


Unistats information

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86%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see the course web page listed in the 'course details' section above. If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be stated in your offer letter.
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