Overview This joint honours degree combines two highly desirable areas of study. Throughout the course, you will engage with urgent and key issues facing contemporary societies, with a particular focus on matters of social division, social inequality and identity. You'll be encouraged to pursue original thought and ideas, with the seminar room providing opportunities for sustained discussion and debate. You'll have fantastic opportunities to explore education across a wide range of contexts, from primary schools to forest schools, from the UK to Africa, and chances to take up work experience, study abroad at a partner university and to participate in volunteering activities. Upon completion of this degree, students can go into teacher training for work in Primary schools. Key features
- Excellent support from your tutors to help you develop your subject knowledge and study skills
- Very strong links with teacher training courses and providers of employment in other sectors of education
- Opportunities to gain credit for work experience and/or mentoring in educational settings
- Opportunities to acquire research, communication and other skills that are highly valued by employers and to develop your capacity for analysis and critical thinking
- Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
- Top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
- Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
- Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 3
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
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Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.