Education Newcastle University


This wide-ranging degree provides you with an insight into the role of education in society, both nationally and internationally. You will study sociological, philosophical, historical and political perspectives. Benefit from work experience and placements including student tutoring and volunteering, and ‘learning from work’ options.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

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 X390
Institution code N21
Campus name Main Site (Newcastle)
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 No specific subjects are required, though social sciences are preferred. Evidence of extended essay writing preferred
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Will be considered, areas of social science or cultural studies preferred.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 0 credits
Level 3 units in Social Sciences, Cultural or Media Studies are desirable. At least 30 level 3 credits at Distinction and in addition at least 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit.
Scottish Higher AABBB Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 At least one social science preferred
Extended Project If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points 30-32 points including three subjects grade 5 or above at Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H2, H2, H3 At least one social science subject preferred
Scottish Advanced Higher BB BB in addition to Scottish Highers AABBB. At least one social science/cultural studies subject preferred

CACHE L3 qualifications: These must either be the equivalent of 3 full A levels in size, or be in addition to 3 A levels grades ABB to BBB.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £17,175 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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