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Course summary

The BA in Education Studies offers an exciting opportunity to combine academic study with professional practice, developing a balance of intellectual and practical skills. Consequently, students on this course will be required to engage with the thoughtfully designed curriculum which explores various aspects of teaching and learning, whilst also working within the education sector. This facilitates the application of theory into practice. The course enables students to gain insight and understanding of how they can theoretically and practically support the learning and development of children and young people. Modules are reflective of current educational practice whilst allowing for and supporting the ability to deal with future changes within the sector. The course aims to develop highly skilled, reflective educational practitioners, who are well equipped to support the development of children and young people within the education sector. This course supports students’ understanding of a broad range of factors surrounding our education system and facilitates progression towards a range of professions within education – Such as teaching, consultancy, special educational needs coordination and working within the local authority.


On this course you will study a range of engaging modules, considering various aspects of educational practice and making connections to professional experience gained. Modules studied: Level 4 The Curriculum [20 credits] The Policy Landscape in Education [20 credits] Safeguarding Children and Young People [20 credits] Assessment for Learning [20 credits] Theories of Learning [40 credits] Level 5 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [20 credits} Effective Pedagogical Approaches [20 credits] Nature Connectedness [20 credits] Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Practice [20 credits] Small Scale Research [20 credits] Careers and Employability [20 credits] Level 6 Current Issues and Contemporary Debates in Education [20 credits] Research Project - inc. Dissertation [40 credits] Collaborative Working within Education [20 credits] Education and Social Justice [20 credits] Professional Practice in Education [20 credits] All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time The programme will require private study to access study materials and engage with wider reading and research.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods underpin the development of student transferable skills and make a positive contribution to the students’ learning experience. Assessment is both formative and summative. The diverse assessment strategies meet the varied needs of students and include essays, case studies, e-Portfolios, poster and oral presentations, research, a safeguarding exam and leaflet designs

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7940 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7940 Year 1
Scotland £7940 Year 1
Wales £7940 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: • Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Trips and enhancement opportunities You may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure or Barring Service (DBS) check.
Education Studies at DN Colleges Group - UCAS