University of East Anglia UEA

Education University of East Anglia UEA Degree level: Undergraduate

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On this course you’ll study the role of education within societies and cultures, as well as how schools and other educational settings shape our lives. You’ll address different approaches to education. You’ll also examine the ways people learn across a wide range of educational institutions, both in the UK and beyond, including in primary schools, secondary schools, museums and charities. And you’ll examine how education, childhood, adolescence and lifelong-learning interrelate.

Throughout your degree you will examine cutting-edge issues in educational theory, practice and policy, with reference to a range of national and international settings. You’ll discover topics such as education as an academic discipline, international education and learning, and teaching in the digital world. You’ll explore developmental, moral and social issues in education. All this will be underpinned by the history, philosophy, psychology and sociology of education.

You’ll also have the chance to gain first-hand experience of educational settings such as schools, museums, prisons, charities, and management throughout your degree. This will help you draw links between theoretical approaches and real-life examples.

In your final year you’ll complete a research project on a topic pf your choice under the supervision of a lecturer who’s actively engaged in research in that area.

Throughout your studies, key skills learning is integrated to ensure that you have the opportunity to develop the attributes that are valued by employers. These skills, which include teamwork, communication, presentation and problem solving, will enhance your self-confidence and employability.

You’ll benefit from research-led teaching as well as a favourable student to staff ratio. In the National Student Survey UEA is placed 1st for overall satisfaction out of all UK universities for Academic Studies in Education (NSS 2017).

Disclaimer
Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

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 X300
Institution code E14
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 Not accepted
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits
Scottish Higher AABBB
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Principal subjects and A-level combinations are considered - please contact us.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points If no GCSE equivalent is held, offer will include Mathematics and English requirements.
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade C/4 and GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk or email admissions@uea.ac.uk

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

This may be requested but only after registration on the course and will depend on the nature of any placement


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any component

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £15,600 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

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Provider information

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University of East Anglia UEA
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
NR4 7TJ


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Admissions Service

01603 591515


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