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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Education Studies

UCAS Code: 4321

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,D

Access courses are considered on an individual basis.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3

Maths and English are required at Ordinary level at grade O4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

Scottish HNC

Pass

Suitable HNCs will be available from Admissions in due course HNCs must include a B in the graded unit

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C

English is required at National 5 Grade C or above

UCAS Tariff

88-96

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

This broad-ranging degree will engage you in the wider socio-political issues that affect education on every level and how this in turn influences educational outcomes for children.

You’ll study contemporary issues in education, psychology and sociology to develop a sound knowledge base of human developmental pathways and the range of factors that affect them. You’ll gain an understanding of how pedagogic theory and knowledge informs educational practice.

Through practical experience in educational and community settings you will learn how to build positive relationships with learners and work alongside other professionals. You’ll learn how to assess individual needs and plan inclusive learning experiences taking account of diversity and difference.

Over the four years you will develop your academic literacies including digital and data literacy. You will develop research skills to enable you to develop as an autonomous, critically thinking reflective professional.
This is a fresh, modern and ambitious approach to education studies. We hope you feel as passionate about this new direction as we do and look forward to receiving your application.

At QMU we are committed to widening access to education and we welcome applications from all backgrounds and genders.

Modules

Year One
Introduction to Education Studies in 21st century
Developing Academic Literacies
Introduction to Psychology 1
Learning through the Lifespan
Sustainable Human Behaviour Learning for Sustainability
Diversity, Identity and Wellbeing

Year Two
Module Title
Creativity, Culture & Learning in 21st Century
Early Childhood Learning in Context
Developmental and Social Psychology
Education, Race and Ethnicity
Society and Sustainable Lifestyles
Engaged Sociology

Year Three
Inclusive Practice: Difference & Diversity
Social Psychology and Social Justice OR Developmental Psychology
Research Methods
Global Health and International Education
Poverty & Social Exclusion

Year Four
Dissertation
Peer Relations in Childhood & Adolescence
Contemporary Issues in Psychology
Community-based Education
European Social Policy and Politics

The modules listed here are correct at time of posting (Feb 2020) but may differ slightly to those offered in 2021. Please check back here for any updates.

Assessment methods

You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, workshops, enquiry-based learning, student-led activity, independent study, online group tutorials, school experience, and community placements. Assessment methods are varied, including essays, reports, presentations, blogs and audiovisual submissions.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£13,500
per year
International
£13,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Queen Margaret University

Department:

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

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