BA (Hons) History and Education at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

This exciting new degree brings together the best of History and Education Studies. You’ll be taught by experts conducting influential studies and deepen your understanding of education from early years to lifelong learning. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE 1. EMPLOYABILITY: Combining two subjects will boost your employability and give you knowledge and expertise in two subject areas, making you a more versatile graduate. 2. WIDE RANGE OF LEARNING: Explore the broad sweep of British, European and global history from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century and undertake fieldwork at historical locations ranging from country houses to industrial cities. 3. SHARE YOUR PASSION: Have the opportunity to organise and market a high-profile public conference where you can present your research. 4. DEEPER KNOWLEDGE: Deepen your understanding of education from early years to lifelong learning 5. ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: Benefit from the support of a dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team who are published experts in their field HOW YOU’LL LEARN: You will learn through lectures, seminars, self-directed study, tutorials, study visits, workshops, and work-related learning. We use digital learning materials to support you in your studies and we encourage discussion and debate through all our modules. You will have the opportunity to shape your own learning in individual research projects and student-led presentations. For Education Studies modules, you will be taught using a variety of methods from directed study, lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will be taught by influential researchers and published authors whose work is shaping the debate about the future of education. Their research in education includes topics such as:

  • Inclusion
  • Diversity
  • Social equality
  • Online learning
  • Pastoral care in primary, secondary and higher education
YOUR CAREER: Studying English and Education Studies provides you with transferable creative and analytical skills to give you excellent career prospects when you graduate. You will not only build your academic capabilities but also apply your education and historical knowledge to the workplace. We encourage you to develop skills in areas such as presentation and teamworking which will help you stand out in the job market.
  • You may consider a career in:
  • Writing, editing or publishing
  • Journalism
  • Marketing, advertising or events
  • Art and literature-based organisations such as media centres, museums or galleries
  • Teaching
  • Early-years practitioners
If you’d like to train to be a teacher, you will be guaranteed an interview for our PGCE Primary if you meet the entry requirements. You could also apply to study our PGCE Post-14 (Education and Training) or enhance your career prospects further still by continuing to study with us at masters level. STUDY OPTIONS: On the Joint Honours programme, there are different pathways of study available. You can often study both subjects equally or choose to major in a subject. Please view the course page on our website for more information on pathways.

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  • Year 1

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EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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BA (Hons) History and Education at University of Derby - UCAS