Birmingham City University UK offers Education Studies BA (Hons)
Birmingham City University UK – Are you interested in teaching, education systems, care or research? Birmingham City University’s BA (Hons) in Education Studies allows you to explore all aspects of education, and subject areas of most interest to you, so that you graduate with plenty of career options in what you love to do.
Studying in our £41 million City South Campus, you will explore concepts such as education and society, equality, diversity, values, and policies of the UK education system, as well as educational systems around the world. You will also have lots of opportunities to delve deeper into subjects that matter and are of interest to you too. You will learn through interactive and engaging lectures, seminars and workshops with guest speakers often stopping by to share their knowledge, combined with our experienced course staff who will be supporting and guiding you every step of the way.
Throughout the course, the University arranges visits to and welcome guest speakers from organizations including, The Think-tank, Historic England, CBSO, The Newman Brother’s Museum in the Jewellery Quarter. You will also have the opportunity to carry out work placement during year 2 to enhance your skills and experience.
The placement module is a crucial aspect and allows you to merge theory with practice. You will be encouraged to experience and consider different educational settings though enhancement activities such as volunteering, Careers Week and presentations from external speakers. This course is designed to promote independence so that you become more a confident, autonomous, creative lifelong learner and will challenge you to push the boundaries and discover your full potential.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above (formerly Grade C) is required at the point of application. These must include English Language and Maths and 96 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels. The BA (Hons) starts in September 2017, and the duration is three years. The fee is £9,250 per year.
The University offers a wide range of professionally accredited and vocational courses that require the purchase of, among other things, uniforms, equipment, subscriptions, professional body memberships, and DBS checks, and may need you to pay to attend conferences or participate in placements. All our students are provided with 100 free pages of printing each year to a maximum total value of £15.
What’s included in your course fees?
Included in your course fees are extensive online support, a high proportion of required reading will be readily available and a second-year placement.
The University offers further information on possible undergraduate financial support. This includes the type of loans, grants, and scholarships available both from the government and from Birmingham City University.
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