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BA (Hons)

Education & Sociology

3 years
September 2024

Our popular BA (Hons) Education & Sociology degree combines the complementary disciplines of education and sociology, with principles of social justice at its core.

Why study with us

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  • We offer student-centred teaching and learning in small groups; thereby offering focused support.
  • Through regular field trips and guest lectures, there will be opportunities to meet and network with individuals who play an influential role in contemporary society.
  • You’ll have opportunities to undertake work placements in each of your three years of study in an educational setting (nursery, primary, secondary or further education/training).

What you'll do

  • You will gain an excellent insight into what teaching requires, whilst gaining valuable skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers in other fields.
  • We’ll introduce you to a wide range of topical social issues. You'll explore social injustice, cultural identity, and resistance and rebellion.
  • Take advantage of our exciting global opportunities with the option to spend time studying abroad as part of our exchange programmes. Explore the world and experience new cultures as part of your degree.
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Future careers

Previous graduates have gone on to become teachers in primary school or further education (after gaining a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training qualification).

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

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This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

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