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This part-time course is ideal for people who are already working or have worked in a relevant educational context such as teaching assistants, vocational teachers, trainers in public and third sector, lecturers, curriculum designers and policy makers.
Applicants fitting this criteria can apply to enter the part-time course at year 5 and can complete in two years via blended learning.
Our BA (Hons) Education Studies course will give you a broad and 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, economic, philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives.
As a part-time student following the blended learning route, you will attend core lectures on evenings or weekends supplemented by self-study. This route, designed for practitioners already working in the field, requires you to study the modules listed in year two and three.
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 full-time basis.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Our typical offer is:
|High School Diploma along with one of the following at the required grade: SAT I and SAT II, ACT or Advanced Placement||GPA 3.0 or above and: Sat score of 1100/1600 from SATs AP (Grades 3+ in at least 2 subjects) ACT (score of 26+)|
If your qualification is not listed above, please contact the Student Administration team at email@example.com for further advice.
Applicants must be practitioners already working in the field with at least 2 years work experience in the education sector.
The following qualifications are also accepted for this course:
If you don’t have the necessary academic qualifications, but you have relevant work experience or qualifications you may still be eligible. Please contact the Programme Leader to discuss: firstname.lastname@example.org
Typical applicants include:
You must have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check before you can start this course.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
If you feel you already know some of the topics covered in this course, either due to previous learning or from work experience, then you may not need to study all of the course. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is the name given to the process of gaining credit towards a qualification because of something you have learnt in the past. If you are eligible for APL you won't have to learn the same topic again, so you can be exempt from a module, set of modules or year of a course.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The fee for this course is £6,935 per 120 credits if you are from the UK/Ireland/EU settled/pre-settled. You will study 80 credits per year.
This part-time course is not available to international students who require a Student visa to study in the UK.
Learn more about settled status, pre-settled status, special discounts, visa requirements and Common Travel Area (CTA) agreements for the Republic of Ireland applicants in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
This BA (Hons) Education Studies course 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 that this 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.
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