• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This BA Education and Sociology (Hons) degree from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) looks at the influences on the development of the education system, the curriculum, and learners with disabilities. In addition to studying the core social theories and research methodologies, you will explore and debate a range of sociological themes.
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Overview

The BA Education and Sociology (Hons) degree offered by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a popular course which combines two complementary disciplines with principles of social justice at the core.

The Sociology aspect of the course provides you with a foundation in social theory and research methodologies with which to explore a range of themes including class, childhood, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexuality, within topics such as disease & illness, social movements, human rights, 'suspect' populations and insecure spaces, resistance and rebellion, and contemporary British society.

Graduates follow careers in areas such as:

  • Primary/ Secondary school or further education teaching following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training
  • Teaching support roles
  • Working with children and families
  • Youth work
  • Police work
  • Community work
  • Equality and Diversity specialist
  • Researcher
  • Local government

Opportunities

You will get the opportunity to undertake a placement in an educational setting at each stage of the degree. There are also opportunities to progress with your studies and undertake post graduate study and research in this area.

Graduates follow careers in areas such as: primary/ secondary school or further education teaching following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training; teaching support roles; Working with children and families; youth work; police work; community work; equality and diversity specialist; researcher; and local government.

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 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Part-time: five to six years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Education Studies
  • Education for Everyone?
  • Observing Education in Action
  • Sociological Thinking in the Modern World
  • Doing Social Research
  • Preparing for Academic Writing and Research in Education
  • Models of Teaching and Learning
  • Sociology and Education
  • Experiential Learning in Educational Settings (a placement module)
  • Representations of Education in Literature and Film
  • Diversity and Inclusive Practice with Children and Adults
  • Student Initiated Module 
  • The Education of Vulnerable Young People
  • Reflective Practice in Educational Settings
  • Education in Developing Countries

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Our typical offer is 112 UCAS Points.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit 
  • BTEC Diploma: Distinction*, Distinction*
  • Pass Access Course with 112 UCAS Points  
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma including 112 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects
  • GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 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.

Part-time: £1,540 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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