University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Education Studies University of Wales Trinity Saint David Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This programme is of particular interest to students who may wish to work within a number of potential educational settings and environments and who wish to keep their employability options open. Education Studies offers an academic study of education based on the four pillars of the discipline which are philosophy, psychology, sociology and history. Additional areas of focus are inclusivity, additional learning needs as well as the issues relating to people and communities on a local, national and global level. An emphasis on contemporary educational issues across a range of contexts and the development of students as effective educational researchers and practitioners is central to the ethos of this course. This programme supports progression towards a variety of careers such as teaching, research, educational administration and management, local government, as well as a range of opportunities within the public and private sector.

Whilst on this course our students have opportunities to develop their team work skills, to consider their own learning and personal development, to take part in active citizenship and problem solving. During Year 2 and Year 3, there are placement opportunities in order to enable students to focus on current issues in relevant settings and to be able to develop their understanding of the links between theory , policy and practice. Assessments include project proposals, case studies, group presentations and briefing papers to enable students to apply their understanding of theory and policy using practical approaches that are relevant for future employability.

Our graduates leave and progress towards a wide variety of careers such as educational research, educational administration and management, local government, as well as a range of other possibilities within the public and private sector. There are also opportunities for further study including teacher training and postgraduate programmes within a divere range of related sectors.

Course details


Year 1 - All modules are compulsory and examples include, 'Development of the Learner', '21st Century Learning' and 'Education: Past, Present, Future.'
Year 2- All modules are compulsory including a placement option in a school or other setting. Titles include 'Philosophy of Education', 'The Enquiring Mind' and 'Culture, Identity and Education'.
Year 3- A variety of modules including the opportunity to undertake a dissertation or an independent project. Title include 'Radical Educations', 'Curriculum Studies: Principles and Practice' and 'Entrepreneurial Education'.)

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

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Course code X300
Institution code T80
Campus name SA1 Waterfront Campus - T
Campus code T

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Provider information

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
College Road
SA31 3EP

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0300 500 5054

Admissions Office (London)