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BA (Hons) Education Studies UOH

The BA in Education Studies offers an exciting opportunity to combine academic study with professional practice, developing a balance of intellectual and practical skills. Consequently, students on this course will be required to engage with the thoughtfully designed curriculum which explores various aspects of teaching and learning, whilst also working within the education sector. This facilitates the application of theory into practice.

The course enables students to gain insight and understanding of how they can theoretically and practically support the learning and development of children and young people.

Modules are reflective of current educational practice whilst allowing for and supporting the ability to deal with future changes within the sector.

The course aims to develop highly skilled, reflective educational practitioners, who are well equipped to support the development of children and young people within the education sector.


Course Information

  • Duration

    This course is three years long, progressing through levels 4, 5 and 6, though suitably qualified students may be able to join at level 5.

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On this course you will study a range of engaging modules, considering various aspects of educational practice and making connections to professional experience gained.

Modules studied:

Level 4

The Curriculum [20 credits]
The Policy Landscape in Education [20 credits]
Safeguarding Children and Young People [20 credits]
Assessment for Learning [20 credits]
Theories of Learning [40 credits]

Level 5

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [20 credits}
Effective Pedagogical Approaches [20 credits]
Nature Connectedness [20 credits]
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Practice [20 credits]
Small Scale Research [20 credits]
Careers and Employability [20 credits]

Level 6

Current Issues and Contemporary Debates in Education [20 credits]
Research Project – inc. Dissertation [40 credits]
Collaborative Working within Education [20 credits]
Education and Social Justice [20 credits]
Professional Practice in Education [20 credits]

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time
The programme will require private study to access study materials and engage with wider reading and research.

Assessment Method

On this course you will be encouraged to become an active enquirer and participant in your own learning. Progress and achievement are assessed using a variety of methods which reflect skills well suited to the education sector, such as essays, case studies, e-Portfolios, poster and oral presentations, research, safeguarding exam, and leaflet designs.

32 UCAS Tariff points from a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas.

Level 2 Requirements (GCSE level):
Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics.

Additional requirements
• A suitable DBS Enhanced Certificate is required.
• There is a requirement of either paid or voluntary placement, for a minimum of 2 days per week


Enquire about this course

To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via telephone or emailing us.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 294125

Course Fees

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay for example:

- Books. You’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies
- Printing and photocopying
- Trips and enhancement opportunities

You may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information about our course fees and available financial support, visit our Higher Education Fees and Finance section

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details