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Education Studies (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Liverpool, United Kingdom
If you are interested in the academic study of education, and attracted to opportunities to pursue a wide choice of careers in educational fields - from teaching to community learning, international education to policy work, or research, Education Studies (Hons) programme at Liverpool John Moores University could be ideal for you.
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Overview

Education Studies (Hons) at Liverpool John Moores University course has a strong element of work-related learning, with a broad range of placement opportunities provided by public, private and voluntary organisations, agencies and schools; enabling you to blend theory with practice.

​You will have plenty of opportunity to look at education in different settings and environments; offering multiple perspectives in the field. Indeed, you might even want to get an international insight on your future career through work experience abroad. Work experience is a vital element of your studies as it gives you a chance to put into practice what you have learnt during the course, and gain new skills as well. It will also add real value to your CV, giving you a head start when you come to negotiate your way around the competitive job market.

Career

Your degree can lead to any number of diverse careers from teaching and related professional educational roles, to learning support, commercial education, childcare and education, policy work and cultural/diplomatic posts.  

Some examples of the typical roles that graduates in this area gain employment, include:

  • Community education officer
  • Education administration
  • Policy Worker
  • Education Researcher
  • Education/Children's publishing
  • English as a foreign language teacher
  • Further education tutor
  • Learning support/mentor
  • Education management
  • Social care roles

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Education Studies                     
  • Learners and Learning in Contemporary Society
  • Language, Culture and Human Development
  • Education and Society
  • Snapshots of Education
  • Philosophical Approaches in Education
  • Perspectives on International Education
  • Schools and the Curriculum
  • Research Approaches and Methods 

Lecturers

Your tutors' extensive professional experience in roles such as teaching, social work, probation work and paediatric nursing means they are able to provide practical as well as theoretical insight into the full range of career choices open to you.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
  • Additional information: 26 IB Diploma Points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 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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