Education Studies at Bradford College - UCAS

Bradford College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Trinity University

Education Studies

Course summary

Do you have a passion for supporting children through teaching? This 3 year programme will teach you about the educational aspects of sociology, politics and psychology, whilst simultaneously investigating the history and philosophy of education. From primary, secondary and higher education, this programme will challenge you to make sense of policy decisions, understand and apply theories of ideology, and consider implications for diverse socio-economic and cultural populations. This course will give you a real insight into the teaching professions and provide you with work experience to help bring your learning to life. The course will open exciting career opportunities in teaching, special educational needs, educational welfare, local authorities, community youth work, museums and research. We deliver the course through a number of teaching methods include lectures, seminars, discussions, role play, presentations by external speakers, visits to a range of educational organisations and other methods appropriate to the issue being considered. Our enthusiastic and highly qualified team will support and challenge you in your development as a critical, independent thinker, as you explore new ideas and new abilities in the field of education. Course benefits The course is delivered within the Margaret McMillan School of Education, in the heart of a thriving Further Education College and our team provide a supportive learning and teaching environment.  You can expect to build personal confidence, adaptability and self-reflection. Specialist staff, external speakers and a range of stimulating teaching and learning strategies will ensure you have a quality student experience. Throughout the course, you will be supported so that you can progress into your chosen vocational area and/or further post-graduate study. Subject to validation


Year 1:  Introduction to Academic Studies Education for Health and Physical Activities Theories of Learning Development Meeting the Needs of Diverse Communities Introduction to Teaching Decolonising Education Year 2:  History of Educational Policy Education Beyond the Classroom Introduction to Professional Contexts Principles of Research Environmental Sustainability in Education Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing (Option) Supporting Learners with SEND (Option) Year 3:  Personal and Professional Planning for Progression Dissertation International Perspectives in Education Philosophy, Politics, and Social Justice in Education Childhood, Youth and Society

Assessment method

Assessment methods are varied, rigorous and appropriate to each module. You will have the opportunity to receive feedback so you can develop your skills and confidence prior to submitting your assessments. Assessment also occurs through student discussion, case studies, seminars, presentations, and question and answer sessions, with feedback provided either during the session or within one week. You will get involved in individual and group presentations, written reports, practical activities, portfolios, case studies, plans and rationales for sessions or proposals that could be delivered to a user of a service. You will also receive feedback feedback from your designated work-based learning mentor on your employability skills and professional practice. A detailed briefing about the assessment strategy for each module will be published in module handbooks and be available on the VLE. Feedback on assessment will be provided within a maximum of 20 working days or 4 weeks.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Bradford College is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Enhanced DBS certificate required for the Child and Adult Workforce.

Health checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete an online health questionnaire.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Bradford College is committed to delivering quality, affordable degrees. We work hard to cut the cost and not the corners on our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The tuition fee rate per year is fixed for the duration of the course providing there is no break in study. You will not be asked to pay these fees up front, as you should be eligible for loans to cover the tuition fees and assist with living expenses from Student Finance England. However, please ensure that you have made your application and secured funding for your course prior to registration.
Education Studies at Bradford College - UCAS