Education Studies with Foundation Year

University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Make a real difference to the next generation of learners with work placements in schools and other educational settings – including the chance to study or undertake a placement abroad. Gain the skills to work with children and young people in new ways. You'll look at innovative approaches to teaching and learning such as forest schools and digital teaching aids.

  • 98% of Hull's educational studies students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)
  • Guaranteed work experience throughout - we have links to more than 600 educational institutions giving you a better chance of a placement that suits your ambitions
  • Spend a semester at an English-speaking partner institution in a country renowned for high-quality childcare – such as Spain, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. Or you could spend the time gaining professional experience in the UK
  • Visit maintained and special schools, as well as other educational settings such as museums, galleries and outdoor environments
As well as preparing you for your career, you'll analyse contemporary issues in education from a range of perspectives including social justice, psychology, sociology and social policy. A clear path to PGCE makes this course ideal for those with teaching ambitions. The foundation year is ideal to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year Compulsory modules Academic Study Skills 1 An Introduction to Psychological and Sociological Perspectives of Learning Introduction to Environments for Learning Academic Study Skills 2 Specialist Module Professional Practice Year 1 Compulsory modules Skills for Academic Success An Introduction to Educational Policy and Learning Digital Technologies in the 21st Century Learning Across the Lifespan Inclusion, Diversity and Rights International Constructions of Childhood Year 2 Compulsory modules Education Research Methods Safeguarding and Promoting the Wellbeing of Children and Young People Digital Technologies in Education Work-Based Pedagogy in Practice Year 3 Compulsory modules Informal and Non Formal Education and Learning Dissertation Optional modules Engaging with Voices in Inclusive Settings Creativity in Education Education, Inequality and Social Justice Leadership, Management and Team Working Education for Personal, Social and Emotional Wellbeing All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeX322
Institution code H72
Campus nameThe University of Hull
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points

The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application. For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 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 £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.
Education Studies with Foundation Year at University of Hull - UCAS