Bath Spa University Early Years Education
Education Studies will give you an in-depth understanding of the world of formal and informal education in the UK and around the world. Education depends on an essentially optimistic view: that through learning we can change the world for the better. Bath Spa is a leading university in the field of Education Studies, and you will be taught by a very experienced and well qualified team of more than 50 tutors with different backgrounds as qualified teachers, academics, authors and researchers. At Bath Spa we believe in helping you understand the difficulties experienced by many children and young people for whom access to good formal and informal education is sometimes difficult.
In this course you will gain the knowledge, critical understanding and skills needed to explore the nature and functions of education in a rapidly changing world, and prepare for a range of professional employment. As well as offering you an exciting undergraduate programme we also have full-time and part-time higher degrees which build on your undergraduate course and support you in professional development that will equip you to compete more effectively within the labour market.
Education Studies will provide the basis for you to work with learners – young people and older people – in different organisations: children’s centres, youth organisations and community organisations. You may choose to work in educational and training advisory roles in a range of organisations including community organisations, youth clubs, businesses, local authorities, non-government organisations, museums, art galleries and libraries.
Year 1 modules: Education for change; methods of educational enquiry; introduction to primary schools; education in the UK and Europe; learning for life; early years education. Years 2 and 3: Modules chosen from wide range, divided into 3 types: curriculum and learning; educational settings and policy; global and international.