University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Do you have an interest in education? Are you keen to study aspects of education without committing to becoming a teacher? See education as a subject in its own right?
Well, we’ve designed our Education Studies programme so you can explore the nature, scope and purpose of education in formal and informal systems. You’ll study it from a national and global point of view, in vocational and non-vocational education and training and in lifelong learning.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
We’ll give you a solid academic grounding, so if you want to progress to further study at masters level or go into primary teaching, you can, because we’ll even support you in achieving the statutory skills tests.
Opportunity for work experience each year, so all the theory you learn in lectures and seminars will be backed up with first-hand experience. Not only will this boost your confidence, but it’ll bolster your CV.
Our strong partnership with educational providers helps you to secure placements and enhances your job prospects
Study in small class groups, so we will get to know you well
Support from a personal tutor from the start of your studies
Work-based placements will enhance your academic knowledge and boost your employability
Boost your professional and employability skills throughout your studies
Flexibility to follow and research your own interests
Taught by tutors with education backgrounds to bring real-life experience into your learning
- Choice of studying in either Carlisle - an historic city close to the Lake District National Park - or London. Whichever you choose there's plenty to do outside of your studies
So, if you’re passionate about education, this is the perfect course for you.
Proposed; Education in Society Learning and development Global educations and childhoods Educational environments Political forces at work Education in the 21st Century Safeguarding Well‐being and inclusion
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Tower Hamlets|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points|
|A level||CCC - BBC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
|60 credits overall, 45 graded at level 3|
|Scottish Higher||BBCC - ABBB|
GCSE English at C/4 or above
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|