Furness College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The BA (Hons) Educational Studies programme recruits directly on to Level 6 (equivalent to year 3 of a full-time course). It is designed to allow progression opportunities to students with prior qualifications such as a relevant Foundation Degree. There is the opportunity to gain credits towards your degree with experience in an educational setting. Please note that some modules will require employment or a placement in a relevant educational setting.
To provide students with the opportunity to pursue an in-depth critical examination of education with a specific focus on education theory, values, principles, policies, structures, systems, processes, pedagogies and outcomes in a wide variety of contexts
To enable students to develop the ability to critically analyse diverse educational opinions, theories and perspectives
To encourage students to engage with an intellectually challenging curriculum that is underpinned by the scholarly activity of members of teaching staff
To enable students to benefit from a supportive environment to assist the academic, personal and professional development of students resulting in the emergence of independent learners
All modules at Level 6
ED3208 - Reflective Practice in Educational Settings
ED3209 - Studying Curriculum
ED3215 - The Education of Vulnerable Young People
ED3229 - International Perspectives on Education
ED3991 - Single Dissertation
ED3223 - Families, Schools and Society
Portfolios, assignments, reports, presentations, research projects, work-based mentoring 100% Assessment
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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.
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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
|UCAS Tariff||180 - 240 points||Foundation Degree in Early Years or another relevant subject Certificate in Education. It is a requirement that a DBS check has been undertaken before entry to the programme.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,773||Year 1|