University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Education Studies: Contemporary Learners and Learning University of Wales Trinity Saint David Degree level: Undergraduate

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This pathway programme will be of interest to students who may wish to work within a wide range of potential educational settings and environments and who may have a particular interest in educational support.

Within the United Kingdom, contemporary discussions have focused on the ways in which we can enable and support pupil well-being within our schools at all levels. By choosing this pathway firstly you will be provided with a sound understanding of the key principles of Education Studies as a discipline. This will be facilitated through studying the key areas of psychology, sociology, history and sociology. You will then be engaging in detailed study that will allow you to consider specifically how learning can be supported and developed within contemporary primary and secondary schools as well as other educational contexts. 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.

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 diverse range of related sectors. Many of our graduates have also gained employment abroad with a wide range of options available to you.

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 X303
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 88 points

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £11,500 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
College Road
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP


Course contact details

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0300 500 5054