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Teesside University Education Studies

BA (Hons) Education Studies

UCAS code: X300 BA/EdSt

This programme offers a breadth of learning experiences that provide you with the multi-professional development essential to pursue a career in a range of educational settings.

It is delivered by practitioners and academics in the Education team who have specialist knowledge and experience of working in a range of educational settings such as schools, post-16 educational settings, and further and higher education. Your studies will include examining the developing child and young person, considering how policy impacts on current provision and practice, pedagogy, special educational needs and disability (SEND) and exploring how and where education takes place. You will also complete a module designed to boost your graduate employability skills. Through the second and third year, you will have the opportunity to develop your research skills when you plan for and complete a piece of independent research in an area of education which interests you. The programme will enable you to study how people’s education and their educational experiences develop from childhood through to adulthood. The programme has a focus on the importance of lifelong learning.

You can study this programme with a range of career interests in mind, ranging from educational roles in schools, further and higher education to working in local councils, libraries and museums. After graduating with the right degree classification, you are ideally placed to further your career interests by moving into work or taking a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Course structure

Year 1 core modules
  • Academic Skills for Practice
  • History and Philosophy of Education
  • Inclusion and Diversity in Education
  • Introduction to Pedagogy
  • The Developing Child and Young Person
Year 2 core modules
  • Inclusive Practice for Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Learning and Teaching in Contemporary Education
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Politics and Change in Education
  • Research in Education
Year 3 core modules
  • Dissertation
  • Education, Identity and Society
  • Evaluating Work with Children and Young People
  • Preparation for Employment in Education
and one optional module
  • Global Childhood and Youth
  • Mentoring

Entry requirements

A typical offer is 72-88 tariff points from at least two A levels (or equivalent). You must have GCSE English at grade C (or equivalent). We recommend an Access course if you’re a mature student.

For additional information please see the entry requirements in our admissions section

International applicants can find out what qualifications they need by visiting Your Country

You can gain considerable knowledge from work, volunteering and life. Under recognition of prior learning (RPL) you may be awarded credit for this which can be credited towards the course you want to study.

Course information

  • Length: 3 years
  • Not available part-time

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