• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Combining Education Studies Joint Honours from University of Derby with another subject will help set you apart as a versatile, confident and forward-thinking graduate – with the broad-ranging skills and knowledge which appeal to potential employers. 

  • Develop a solid understanding of education from early years to lifelong learning, including international perspectives
  • Combine that knowledge with another subject: your choices include Sociology, Theatre Arts, Law and Biology, to name but a few
  • Develop transferable skills such as time management, communication and teamwork which will serve you well in any career
  • Tailor your course to match your own interests and aspirations by selecting from a variety of optional modules
  • Benefit from the expertise of a dedicated academic team who will ensure your learning is relevant and up to date

Careers

The benefits of a Joint Honours degree are that you can keep your options open, extend your career scope and build a flexible set of skills. It marks you out to potential employers as adaptable, versatile and well organised.

You can look forward to career opportunities in fields relating to education, social care, health care, careers and guidance, and the voluntary sector. You could also take your skills and knowledge to the next level with postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education for All? Exploring Inequality
  • Psychology and Education: Understanding Teaching and Learning
  • Teaching Learning and the Curriculum
  • Learning in Higher Education
  • Individual Differences and Learning
  • Education in Context: A Reflection
  • Educational Alternatives
  • Exploring Disability
  • Sociology of Education
  • Curriculum Frameworks
  • Research Methods

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • UCAS points: 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE: GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Alternative entry qualifications:

  • BTEC - DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The entry criteria here is for this subject only. Your offer will be based on the higher entry criteria from the two subjects you choose to do. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria/offer conditions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

For the part-time version, the only fee available is the 1,155 pounds per module which is solely addressed to the UK/EU students.

Living costs for Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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