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BA (Hons)

Education & History

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Are you interested in the field of Education and how children learn? Perhaps in teaching history at secondary school or working with children and young people in an associated professional role? Our Education and History degree could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Why study with us

  • Education courses at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked in the top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021)
  • Our Education courses are ranked in the top 3 in the North West for overall student satisfaction and our History courses are ranked 3rd in the North West for student satisfaction - Complete University Guide, 2022.
  • You’ll have opportunities to undertake work placements in each of your three years and you’ll have the chance to undertake the Community History Project, which involves working to a project brief devised by a real client.

What you'll do

  • We’ll equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to teach with a high level of subject expertise. You’ll also develop vital skills in team-working and communication.
  • Opportunities for work placements in education at every stage of your degree. In Year 3 these will be in a historical setting – previous students have worked with Lancashire Archives, the People’s History Museum and the Lancashire Museum Service.
  • There are opportunities to go on international trips; previously students have gone to destinations such as South Africa, Cyprus and China to study their education systems. You could choose to take time out to spend a year teaching abroad with one of our international partners. In 2019-20, students worked as assistant teachers at schools in Madrid and Barcelona.

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


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Future careers

This course is ideal if you want to become a teacher in secondary schools or further education following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training course.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

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