Gain a broad understanding of education from early years to lifelong learning before pursing a career in teaching or education more widely. You will benefit from a strong focus on social equality, international learning opportunities and the chance to take a specialist pathway. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? Education at Derby has been ranked in the Top 30 in The Guardian University Guide 2022 Tailor your degree to your career aspirations by choosing one of our pathways in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Broaden your educational horizons on one of our exciting international fieldtrips: our students have travelled as far afield as The Gambia, Morocco and Poland Gain valuable practical experience on work placements which will strengthen your CV Consider different aspects of education in a range of settings, within and outside school IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? You will benefit from a strong focus on social equality, international learning opportunities and the chance to take a specialist pathway in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). HOW YOU WILL LEARN You will be taught using a variety of methods from directed study, lectures, seminars, and tutorials. If you choose not to follow a pathway you will still be undertaking a 12-day work placement in an education setting. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES This course has an international focus so we offer exciting opportunities for you to travel abroad. Our programme of international fieldtrips has given our students first-hand experience of education in countries such as Morocco, The Gambia and Poland. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY Our graduates are now enjoying success as higher level teaching assistants, welfare child protection officers, early years practitioners, care assistants, and community learning facilitators. RELATED COURSES BA (Hons) Education Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
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