Furness College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire


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Course summary

The BA (Hons) in Education recruits directly on to Level 6 (equivalent to year 3 of a full-time course). It is designed to allow progression opportunities to students with prior qualifications such as a relevant Foundation Degree. There is the opportunity to gain credits towards your degree with experience in an educational setting. Please note that some modules will require employment or a placement in a relevant educational setting. Aims are: To provide students with the opportunity to pursue an in-depth critical examination of education with a specific focus on education theory, values, principles, policies, structures, systems, processes, pedagogies and outcomes in a wide variety of contexts To enable students to develop the ability to critically analyse diverse educational opinions, theories and perspectives To encourage students to engage with an intellectually challenging curriculum that is underpinned by the scholarly activity of members of teaching staff To enable students to benefit from a supportive environment to assist the academic, personal and professional development of students resulting in the emergence of independent learners


All modules at Level 6 ED3208 - Reflective Practice in Educational Settings ED3209 - Studying Curriculum ED3215 - The Education of Vulnerable Young People ED3229 - International Perspectives on Education ED3991 - Single Dissertation ED3223 - Families, Schools and Society

Assessment method

Portfolios, assignments, reports, presentations, research projects, work-based mentoring 100% Assessment

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6666 Year 1

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Education at Furness College - UCAS