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Course summary

Overview Challenge yourself with a degree in Education at the highly regarded School of Education and Lifelong Learning based at UEA. Taught by leading experts and cutting-edge researchers, you will delve into a wide range of disciplines, including psychology, sociology, history, cultural studies, sports and philosophy to better understand the role of education in the 21st century. About This Course On this course, you will study education as an academic discipline and gain the knowledge and expertise needed to understand the role of education within different contexts, societies and cultures. You will explore topics such as the relationship between education and the media, developmental, moral and social issues in education and international education. The course will help prepare you for a range of career pathways, developing your practical and academic skills. You’ll learn to engage with research throughout the course, and in your final year you will complete a research project on a topic of your choice under the supervision of a lecturer who is actively engaged in research. Throughout your studies, key skills learning is integrated to ensure that you have the opportunity to develop the attributes that are valued by employers in a range of fields related to education. These skills, which include writing, teamwork, communication, presentation, and problem solving, will enhance your self-confidence and employability. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade C or 4 and GCSE Mathematics grade C or 4. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please contact us at

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.

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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
International £19250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
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