With this degree you’ll examine a rich mix of philosophy, history, sociology, psychology, human geography, and cultural studies along with research methods, in order to understand what shapes educational practices, policies and institutions. There are opportunities to develop mentoring and coaching skills and to take specialist modules in educational aspects of multilingualism, science, religion, sport, children’s literature and special educational needs. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a placement to enhance your understanding of educational practice.
You’re assessed by coursework that includes essays, presentations, individual and group research projects, and a final dissertation.
What our students say
Our students recorded 82% satisfaction with the course in the National Student Survey, 2015. These are some of the things they said:
“I feel like my course has helped me grow as an individual. I feel more confident but most importantly, it has encouraged me to become a critical thinker.”
“The teaching staff at London Met is what sets it apart, their enthusiasm is tangible and infectious.”
“I was always able to access any extra support or guidance should I need it. I have really enjoyed the journey and feel that it has helped me to grow and develop as a whole person. I have always also really enjoyed the diversity of students at the university. It’s wonderful to be exposed to so many different cultures, backgrounds and views.”
“Over the past three years, my course has allowed me to gain the confidence I needed in order to engage in conversation and debates. I also feel that it has mentally stimulated me and given me the skills and knowledge I have needed to be well prepared for life after university.”
After the course
The Education Studies BA equips you with skills, knowledge and understanding to take on socially responsible roles as a critical professional in a range of settings, including primary teaching, youth and community work, and community education, support and development.
Graduates not entering teaching have found employment in careers and guidance, arts management, educational research by PhD and as academic colleagues at London Met and other institutions.