Education Studies at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Education Studies provides valuable insights into learning, teaching, education systems and policies. It introduces a variety of educational concepts and fields of enquiry. You will investigate the cultural, sociological, psychological, political and linguistic dimensions of education, teaching and learning; preparing you not just for professional qualifications in teaching and the education sector, but for a range of other professional opportunities. This course offers both academic rigour and professional relevance. Our experienced staff deliver a programme of study that will allow you to develop a thorough and expert understanding of education in a national and global context. You will draw upon a range of perspectives and disciplines to get to grips with the complex and varied nature of learning, schooling and education. You will be given the opportunity to explore these ideas and apply knowledge through supported placements and research projects. Work experience placements are an integral part of the course and can be negotiated in a variety of settings such as hospices, childrens centre charities, PRUs, prisons, youth, social work & schools and other relevant settings. This course offers a chance to develop a thorough and expert understanding of education in a national and global context. It draws upon a range of perspectives and disciplines - sociological, psychological, historical, philosophical, international and political - to get to grips with the complex and varied nature of learning, schooling and education. Students will be given the opportunity to explore these ideas and apply their knowledge through supported placements and research projects.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

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)

Entry to this course requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

Other

Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Occupational Health Check: Due to the professional nature of this course you are also required to complete a Declaration of Health and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. We will coordinate both of these non-academic conditions with you should you accept an offer with us. There will be no cost for the DBS this is free to applicants who have secured a Conditional offer and have chosen to study at the University of Wolverhampton.


English language requirements

As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.

English Language Requirements - EU and International Applicants

https://www.wlv.ac.uk/english


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

If you are a UK student enrolling on a full-time Foundation Degree or a Bachelor degree programme at the University of Wolverhampton in 2023/4, your fee for this academic year will be £9,250. This is a yearly fee, and will increase with inflation in subsequent years (in line with the government’s fee requirements). If you are an English student studying your first higher education qualification, you can apply for a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company. You will not start repaying this loan until you leave the course and are earning over £25,000 a year. If you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you should apply to Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland, or SAAS. The loans and grants available to you will differ from those available from Student Finance England. More information about UK Fees please go to our website here - https://www.wlv.ac.uk/apply/funding-costs-fees-and-support/fees-and-costs/ and International: More information about International Fees please go to our website here - https://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/making-an-application/international-fees/
Education Studies at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS