36 months
19980 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In the Education (Hons) programme from the University of Birmingham you will learn about education as a human, cultural, economic, and social development that is fundamental to a changing, globalised world.


The Education (Hons) programme from the University of Birmingham combines ideas and research from education, psychology, sociology, philosophy and history. It has been designed for both UK and international students who have academic interests in education or aspirations to work with children and young people in a variety of fields. There is a compulsory vocational placement during the second year. 


  • Primary School Teaching – 40% of our graduate progress to careers in teaching, with many studying our Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Education or Early Years (QTS)
  • Special Educational Needs Teacher
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Child Pyschotherapist
  • Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Learning Mentor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Schooling: a social and cultural history
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Equality and Diversity: Children, Families and Society 
  • Contemporary Issues in Education: learning communities in higher education
  • Contemporary Issues in Education: engaging with research 
  • Young People and Social Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3
    • Typical offer: ABB
    • T Levels: all subjects considered; Standard offer: Distinction overall with B in the Core Component.
    • Accepted subjects for the BTEC Extended and BTEC Diploma are Children’s Play, Learning & Development, Health & Social Care.
    • All subjects are considered for the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma when offered in combination with 2 A levels.BTEC Extended Diploma DDD; typical offers when offered in combination with A Levels: A in A Level plus DM in the BTEC Diploma; or AB in A Levels plus D in the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma.
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 655 at Higher Level (Plus 32 points overall).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19980 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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