University of Hull

Education Studies with Foundation Year University of Hull Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

Make a real difference to the next generation of learners with work placements in schools and other educational settings – including the chance to study or undertake a placement abroad.

Gain the skills to work with children and young people in new ways. You'll look at innovative approaches to teaching and learning such as forest schools and digital teaching aids.

  • 98% of Hull's educational studies students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)

  • Guaranteed work experience throughout - we have links to more than 600 educational institutions giving you a better chance of a placement that suits your ambitions

  • Spend a semester at an English-speaking partner institution in a country renowned for high-quality childcare – such as Spain, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. Or you could spend the time gaining professional experience in the UK

  • Visit maintained and special schools, as well as other educational settings such as museums, galleries and outdoor environments

As well as preparing you for your career, you'll analyse contemporary issues in education from a range of perspectives including social justice, psychology, sociology and social policy. A clear path to PGCE makes this course ideal for those with teaching ambitions.

The foundation year is ideal to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements.

Official Team GB partners

Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.

What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.

We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.

Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year

Compulsory modules

Academic Study Skills 1
An Introduction to Psychological and Sociological Perspectives of Learning
Introduction to Environments for Learning
Academic Study Skills 2
Specialist Module
Professional Practice

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Skills for Academic Success
An Introduction to Educational Policy and Learning
Digital Technologies in the 21st Century
Learning Across the Lifespan
Inclusion, Diversity and Rights
International Constructions of Childhood

Year 2

Compulsory modules

Education Research Methods
Safeguarding and Promoting the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
Digital Technologies in Education
Work-Based Pedagogy in Practice

Year 3

Compulsory modules

Informal and Non Formal Education and Learning
Dissertation

Optional modules

Engaging with Voices in Inclusive Settings
Creativity in Education
Education, Inequality and Social Justice
Leadership, Management and Team Working
Education for Personal, Social and Emotional Wellbeing

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.

Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.

Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.

Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.


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 X322
Institution code H72
Campus name The University of Hull
Campus code -

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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points

The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application.
For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test University of Hull English Language Programme 60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,500 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

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.

Provider information

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University of Hull
Admissions Office
Cottingham Road
Hull
HU6 7RX


Course contact details

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Main Contact

01482 466100


Undergraduate Admissions Team

01482 466100