Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our Education Studies degree opens doors to a wide range of careers, this course explores the role of education in society and examines how moral and social issues shape learning. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? Consider different aspects of education in a range of settings, within and outside school and gain valuable practical experience on work placements which will strengthen your CV. IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? You will benefit from a strong focus on social equality, international learning opportunities and the chance to take a specialist pathway in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). HOW YOU WILL LEARN You will be taught using a variety of methods from directed study, lectures, seminars, and tutorials. If you choose not to follow a pathway you will still be undertaking a 12-day work placement in an education setting. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES This course has an international focus so we offer exciting opportunities for you to travel abroad. Our programme of international fieldtrips has given our students first-hand experience of education in countries such as Morocco, The Gambia and Poland. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY Our graduates are now enjoying success as higher level teaching assistants, welfare child protection officers, early years practitioners, care assistants, and community learning facilitators. RELATED COURSES BA (Hons) Education Studies BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability
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
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English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|