BA (Hons) Education Studies will give you a detailed understanding of the principles of education, and its systems and structures. You will critically explore all phases of education, from a range of historical, philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives.
If you want to continue training and become a teacher, when you graduate from this course you will be guaranteed an interview for a University of Sunderland PGCE degree.
- This course has 100% Overall Satisfactionaccording to the National Student Survey 2018
- 93.4% of our graduates are in employment, further study or training within six months of graduating, according to DLHE 2016/17 (based on full-time, first degree, home leavers)
- The course focuses on all phases of education so you can tailor the course to your personal career plan
- Stage 2 offers increased student-led assessment with your choice of placement, curriculum design project and individual research plan
- Our Academic Studies in Education courses (which include BA (Hons) Education Studies) are ranked 7th in the UK for The teaching on my course and are in the top 25% for Learning opportunities, Academic support and Overall satisfaction, according to the National Student Survey 2018
- ‘World-leading’ research in Education according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
- Our Education courses are in the top 20 in the UK according to The Guardian University league tables 2019
- The curriculum offers a good mix of theoretical and practical study of the discipline of education, exploring various perspectives
This course is taught via small group work, workshops, lectures, tutorials, computer-based learning, presentations and independent learning.
Your progress will be assessed with essays, reports, group work, seminar presentations and self-evaluation. Throughout the degree you’ll have one-to-one support from academic staff.
This course is also available on a part-time basis.
BA (Hons) Education Studies prepares you for a career in many different aspects of the education system. These include informal and vocational learning, care, training, professional development, and curriculum development.
Please note course does not qualify you as a teacher. However, if you do decide to become a teacher then you will be guaranteed an interview on a University of Sunderland Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) degree course.