Gain a broad understanding of education from early years to lifelong learning before pursing a career in teaching or education more widely. On this Education Studies With Optional Pathway In SEND Or TESOL (Hons) course from University of Derby you will benefit from a strong focus on social equality, international learning opportunities and the chance to take a specialist pathway.
The Education Studies degree opens doors to a wide range of careers, this course explores the role of education in society and examines how moral and social issues shape learning.
You will be provided with a solid understanding of education and educational equality, bringing together perspectives from history, psychology, sociology and philosophy.
You will attending an intellectually stimulating course that will make you an authority on current education policy and practice.
You can choose to build on this core knowledge by following one of our specialist pathways in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
As BA (Hons) Education Studies graduate you will discover wide-ranging career opportunities in fields relating not only to education but also to social care, health care, careers and guidance, and the voluntary sector.
Our graduates are now enjoying success as higher level teaching assistants, welfare child protection officers, early years practitioners, care assistants, and community learning facilitators.
Depending on the specialist pathway you choose, you could also progress to roles such as special educational needs co-ordinator, SEND teacher or SEND manager or as a teacher specialising in English as a foreign language.
Throughout the course, we place great emphasis on improving your employability. Our end-of-year symposium Voices of the Near Future encourages students to showcase their future aspirations and explore the many career directions available.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
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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.Schedule IELTS
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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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