BA (Hons) Education Kingston University


Why choose this course?

The three year BA (Hons) Education course provides an interesting and thought-provoking opportunity for you to study and experience the diverse discipline of education.

You will explore notions of knowledge and pedagogy; exploring and understanding how we learn throughout our lives. You will have the opportunity to undertake a critical evaluation of education including historical, political, international and social influences whilst examining theories of learning and factors that impact on this. You will develop the ability to critically analyse education systems and approaches and gain the knowledge and skills required in order to undertake an innovative educational project. The course will enable you to gain fieldwork experience in a diverse range of education settings; experiencing first-hand the interface between theory, research and practice.

There will be opportunities for you to pursue your own interests within the field of education as you undertake a variety of assessments, which will draw on your developing knowledge and understanding within different organisations and communities. You will further develop the independent skills needed for effective practice in the workplace as you explore and consider your future career options.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Examples of modules:

Year 1

  • Professional Development in Education
  • Safeguarding and Children's Rights
  • Principles and Practice in Education (Field Trips)
  • Historical, Social and Political Perspectives of Education

Year 2

  • Contemporary Issues in Education
  • Education Field Work
  • International Perspectives in Education
  • The Arts, Design and Creativity in Education

Year 3

  • Innovative Educational Project
  • Educating for Citizenship
  • Extended Education Field Work

Assessment method

A wide range of assessment methods are utilised throughout the course. These include position papers, essays, poster presentations, case study analyses, online portfolios, report writing and the development of an educational resource.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code XQD4
Institution code K84
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff The typical requirement for entry for this course is 112 UCAS points.
A level Two B grades (80 points) and one C grade (32 points) at A level.

Additional Requirements:
• 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2018) in English, mathematics, science and two other subjects.
o If you do not have GCSEs, we will consider equivalency tests from recognised institutions. However, you will need to show on your application that you will obtain these qualifications prior to the start of the course.
• Satisfactory DBS check (this will be conducted following acceptance of any potential offer given).

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5 or 6.0 in each element if using it as your GCSE English language qualification for teacher training. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,800 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.