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University of Hertfordshire Education

University of Hertfordshire Education

BA (Hons) Education Studies

About the course

With the growing emphasis on education in all aspects of public and political life this degree offers you the opportunity to understand, explore and make an informed contribution to education debates. You will be able to make links between education policy, its delivery and the experience of groups and individuals.

Within the course you will explore contemporary issues in education and society; historical figures in education; the philosophy and psychology of education; learning theory; and education literature. This degree combines the traditional study of the disciplines of education with innovative approaches to study and your own learning.

As you progress through your course, there will be opportunities for you to focus on areas of particular personal interest. Our optional Study Abroad module will enable you to study for 6 months at one of our partner institutions across the world.

Assessments are through coursework. They are varied to encourage a wide range of knowledge and skills to be assessed.

Why choose this course?

This course provides an ideal opportunity to gain in depth knowledge and understanding of the field of education both within and beyond the school context. It provides an excellent foundation for anyone wanting to work in educational administration and management and could lead to future study.

Your studies will take place within the School of Education, highly rated by external bodies such as the Quality Assurance Agency and OFSTED.

You will be taught by staff actively engaged in a wide range of ongoing research and educational enquiry.

Entry requirements…

2017 entry 

UCAS have introduced a new tariff for 2017 entry so the points being asked for are substantially different to previous years.

104 UCAS points

IB – 104 points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above.

Access to Higher Education qualifications are welcomed with a profile of 45 Level 3 credits at merit or above.

Maths and English Language GCSE Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure).

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

If you do not have the required IELTS or equivalent for direct entry on to your degree programme, our Pre-sessional English and International Foundation courses can help you to achieve this level.

For country specific qualifications, please visit our Your Country page.