University Of Chichester Education

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University Of Chichester Education

University Of Chichester Education

The BA (Hons) Education an emphasis on community and society this three years honours programme is designed to develop employability skills as well as a knowledge and understanding of education in its widest terms. It will provide a firm foundation for those who may be thinking about a career in teaching at any level, as well as those who may wish to work in the community or with organisations which have an educational component to their work. It is designed to maximise career opportunities in; museums, art galleries, church and faith organisations, prisons, hospitals, charities or international development.

Course content

The BA (Hons) Education degree will consider the development of the individual; physically, socially, emotionally and cognitively from childhood to adulthood.

The BA (Hons) Education degree will enable students to keep their options open regarding future employment, study and professional development.

This course is for those with general interest in education and is structured so that students firstly acquire a sound knowledge base on which a deeper understanding of the philosophy, policy and practice of education is built. Students then apply this knowledge and understanding on work placements and through an independent project in the third year of the course.

Lectures will underpin key concepts and inform critical thinking and seminars and tutorials will enable students to consider, formulate and sustain arguments. A mix of innovative and traditional methods will be used to assess learning.

It will consider the historical development of the concept of education as well as the history of the English education system.

An emphasis on community and society and global citizenship is addressed through modules which consider contemporary issues in education and education in a multi-cultural society.

In terms of supporting you through the course and into your chosen profession there will be a study skills module and modules that focus on education in a range of different arenas.