Why study this course?
This BA degree in Education tackles the big questions in education, as seen through sociological, historical, philosophical and psychological lenses. This course can lead to a wide variety of career choices or further academic study.
In the 2020 National Student Survey, 92% of our Education students said they found the course intellectually stimulating, and 100% said that lecturers explained things in a way that was easy to understand.
More about this course
This degree will provide you with an excellent foundation for a career in a wide range of education related areas. It will give you insight into education theory and concepts that will allow you to consider the subject as a political and a philosophical activity.
The teaching will be conducted by experienced lecturers who formerly worked as teachers or managers in schools. They will encourage you to take an active role in current debates on child education from the perspective of several disciplines, including philosophy and sociology. They are also ideally placed to give you an insight into the possibilities of a teaching career and the many options available to you after graduation.
As a graduate of the Education BA you’ll be part of a community of professional and experienced educators, all willing to support you in your personal and professional development.
Assessments in Year 1 will be varied to allow you to become accustomed to different academic practices and literacies, including digital literacy.
In Years 2 and 3 you’ll focus on coursework through drafts, plans, full essays and presentations, leading up to a longer dissertation in Year 3.
Where this course can take you
As a graduate of the Education BA route you’ll be able to go on to postgraduate study or enter a wide range of careers in areas such as educational management and administration, local government and local authorities, youth work or educational charities.
Continuing your studies with us
The School of Social Professions has a wide range of exciting industry-linked programmes available on a full-time and part-time basis in education, health, social and community work. The following courses would be ideal for progression into postgraduate study:
- Education – MA
- Learning and Teaching in Higher Education – MA
- Get into teaching with one of our PGCE courses
- Youth and Community Work – MSc
- Safeguarding and Security – MA
If you’ve already studied your undergraduate degree with us, as a graduate of London Met, you’ll be entitled to a 20% discount on any further study with us.