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Education Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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If you're passionate about making a difference by using education to improve people’s lives, then Education Studies will give you the tools to do just that. Exploring the varied world of education you’ll develop your own personal philosophy and career path, whether in teaching or another education-related profession. 

About

Sustainability and social justice are central to the course. You’ll examine global issues such as climate change, inequality, migration, changing societies and disability to further explore the role of education. Psychology modules permeate the course helping our understanding of individuals, groups and society to enable you to make a positive impact. Optional modules allow you to tailor your degree to suit your interests and career aspirations.

Put theory into practice on work placements and volunteering opportunities. Students have worked in a wide variety of places including: Camp America, animal shelters, schools, museums and charities, gaining valuable experience and contacts. You can also partake in additional training on topics such as first aid and the Makaton language system. This provides you with unique skills and furthers your employment opportunities upon graduating.

CAREERS

  • Community development
  • Teaching
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Teaching English as a foreign language
  • Mentoring in schools and colleges
  • Support within charities and museums
  • Early Years
  • Educational Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Personal Development
  • What is Education?
  • Education Policy
  • Introduction to Themes in Education
  • Introduction to Psychology in Contexts
  • Education in Practice
  • Human Development

                                              English Language Requirements

                                              You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                              • Minimum required score:

                                                72

                                                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

                                              • Minimum required score:

                                                5.5

                                                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                              • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                                                162

                                                C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

                                                Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                                              Academic Requirements

                                              • 112 tariff points
                                              • BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
                                              • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application. 

                                              Tuition Fee

                                              • International Applies to you

                                                13840 GBP/year
                                                Tuition Fee
                                                Based on the original amount of 13840 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                              • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                                9250 GBP/year
                                                Tuition Fee
                                                Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                              Living costs for Cheltenham

                                              • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
                                                Living Costs

                                              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                              Funding


                                              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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