This course is offered as a four year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.
Where the Foundation Year is taught at University Campus Aylesbury Vale all subsequent years will be taught at High Wycombe Campus.
The course provides a broad based educational curriculum aimed at those wishing to pursue a number of possible career routes including: teacher training (through School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) or Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)); social or community work, psychology, community and adult education, educational administration, policy, museum or heritage roles, charity and international development work. It is an ideal programme for those wishing to keep their career options flexible across a range of education sectors.
This course is offered as a four year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. You may also be interested in our three year BA (Hons) Education Studies.
More placements, more choices
Bucks is a Placement Plus university. So, whatever degree you do, you can be sure there’ll be plenty of industry-relevant opportunities on offer, to help you get into your chosen field.
We’ll also prepare you for work beforehand, with special Skills for Work training, further boosting your CV, and building skills employers will value. In recognition of the value we place on these skills we have incorporated this experience into your study time.
Placements Plus is all about helping you get some valuable experience under your belt while you’re a student. To increase your choices later, and help you get the graduate-level job you want.
What are my career prospects
On successful completion of the programme there are opportunities to pursue a number of career routes, including teacher training via School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT), Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), teacher apprenticeships, or other options in further and/or higher education. Alternatively you may wish to pursue other career options such as education psychology, community education, youth work, or social policy.