University of Brighton Education

University of Brighton Education

Education changes people’s lives. It is central to our society and a topic of heated debate. This degree enables you to develop an in-depth understanding of education that will open doors to a wide range of opportunities in the sector, including research and postgraduate study.

Taught by a team of highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic education specialists, you will experience a dynamic learning approach, encountering a range of new ideas, perspectives and world views. Drawing on psychology, sociology, philosophy, history and social policy your studies will offer you a solid foundation for your understanding of the subject as well as flexibility and choice with modules. The course serves as ideal preparation if you are interested in teaching.

Work placements will enable you to explore career avenues or gain experience in your chosen career. We will help you find appropriate placements to ensure you gain relevant experience to build your CV.

The Education BA(Hons) significantly enhances prospects, opening doors to further study as well as professional employment. Many of our students choose to stay with us after graduation, securing places on our PGCE and MA courses as the next step towards their career in education

Entry requirements

The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2017. They should be used as a general guide.

We operate a flexible admissions policy – this means that you could receive a lower conditional offer than the typical offer, informed by our assessment of your complementary non-academic achievements and experiences. For courses that require interview or portfolio review, this may also be considered in the level of any conditional offer that follows if your application is successful.



International Baccalaureate
28 points.

Access to HE Diploma
pass with 60 credits overall. Level 3 units in communication, numeracy and IT required. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 15 credits at distinction and the rest at merit.