UK Education Courses
Introduction to Education Studies
Education Studies entails a teacher training qualification, which will familiarise you with the national curriculum and classroom-based teaching. Students studying this subject will also be interested in education for academic reasons, seeking to discover its impact on society. Modules on the course will cover this as well as the history, sociology and psychology of education.
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Students are encouraged to take a placement which will be credited towards your degree. This enables the student to gain first-hand experience of life in a classroom, and will greatly enhance applications for full-time work following completion of your degree. Many UK courses offer advice and assistance in applying for a classroom placement.
Careers in Education
Education studies graduates can expect to find roles chiefly in teaching, but other careers can include research, publishing and management. Many education studies degrees do not offer Qualified Teacher Status, but will allow progress on to a Postgraduate Certificate in Education programme (PGCE).
Education Entry Requirements
- Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 32 points.
- Typical A-levels requirements: ABB.
- Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
Where can I study Education in the UK?
To learn more about the best education studies courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking education studies universities in the Guardian 2016 University Guide below:
- University of Cambridge
- University of Southampton
- University of Huddersfield
- Durham University
- Brunel University London
- University of Manchester
- University of Reading
- University of York
- Sheffield Hallam University
- Brighton University
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