36 months
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17890 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This English in Education (Hons) course from University of York explores education, specifically in relation to language and literature. You'll learn about key educational issues, including how and why English is taught. 

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Overview

 You'll explore current debates about and cutting-edge methods for teaching English language and literature in classrooms, theatres, clinics and prisons.

You'll also study representations of education in literature and analyse their impact on perceptions of education. You'll consider how fictional depictions of education can shape social awareness, policy and practice.

Alongside rigorous academic study, you'll gain valuable skills and experience with a range of opportunities for placements and volunteering. Your studies will inform and guide you, giving you practice applying educational theory to real-world situations.

This English in Education (Hons) course from University of York will not qualify you as a teacher. However, it is good preparation for a range of postgraduate initial teacher training courses.

Careers and skills

Alongside developing academic skills you'll have many opportunities to enhance your employability. You can gain classroom experience on our well-established York Students in Schools programme, while placements taken as part of your course are an opportunity to explore alternative careers in education and make connections with local employers.

The vast majority of our students have been involved in a range of volunteering projects, placements and relevant work experience by the time they graduate, with proven skills which are attractive to employers.

Career opportunities

Our graduates work in a huge range of industries related to education, including teaching, publishing, museums and libraries, the not-for-profit sector and the civil service

A significant proportion go on to teacher training at prestigious institutions at primary and secondary levels. A number take alternative routes into education, for example Teach First.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Education
  • What is Education?
  • Skills for Studying English in Education
  • Education, Policy & Society 
  • Educational Research Methods 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • BBB
  • We prefer applicants to have A level English

Access to Higher Education Diploma

  • 21 credits at Distinction and 24 credits at Merit or higher

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDM

Cambridge Pre-U

  • M2, M2, M2

European Baccalaureate

  • 75%

International Baccalaureate

  • 31 points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17890 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17890 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 York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • UK government loans
  • UK scholarships and bursaries
  • International scholarships
  • Country-specific funding
  • US loans

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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