Education at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Education in the UK and overseas is constantly changing, making it a fascinating field of study. This Education BA(Hons) course examines a range of contemporary UK and international education systems, with a focus on education as a business. Our Education BA(Hons) course, taught by teachers who are industry leaders, can prepare you for a successful post-University career. You’ll also focus on the education sector from a different perspective, including socially and politically. Following your studies, you might go on to work, for example, for local authorities, in family and children’s services, in nurseries, as a childminder, or in another relevant role. Why Study Education BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? On the course, you’ll develop sought-after skills and make industry contacts. You’ll also have the option to complete a 120-hour placement in a relevant educational setting. Plus, the Careers and Employability Service offers professional help and guidance, during your degree and beyond. The course addresses the fast-changing educational environment, giving you the skills to ensure you’re responsive to those changes within a variety of educational settings. You'll also: • explore the political, social, technological, and economic context of Education • consider approaches to management, organisational culture and behaviour, and marketing within Education. • undertake an investigative project that will develop and enhance an educational organisation. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll also study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree†, allowing you to gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Modules on the first year of the course include: • Theories and Strategies for Learning • Perspectives in Learning and Development • Self, Society and Welfare • Issues in Contemporary Education. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and interactive workshops. On average, 20.6 per cent† of the study time on the course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, tutorials etc. A personal tutor will be assigned to you throughout your degree to support your ongoing wellbeing. † Based on 2020/2021 timetables Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition you must also: * have GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. * complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check towards the end of Year 1, ready for your placement in Year 2, and to highlight any potential issues during your first term. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Education at University of Huddersfield - UCAS