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BA (Hons)

Education Studies

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Are you interested in the field of education and how children learn? Perhaps considering working with children and young people as a teacher or associated professional? Our degree in Education Studies is an ideal route into the children’s workforce.

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)
  • Education courses at the University of Central Lancashire is ranked top 3 in the North West for overall student satisfaction - Complete University Guide 2023.
  • 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

  • The course is ideal for anyone who aspires to join the teaching profession, but it is not a teacher training programme. It also offers routes into non-teaching careers or postgraduate research.
  • You could gain international work experience in your second or third year by getting involved in projects run by the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership. These modules are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). There are opportunities to go on international trips. Previous 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.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Many of our graduates go on to become teachers. They often go on to gain places on primary PGCE courses (teacher training) or, increasingly, undertake schools-based training. Take a look at the Get Into Teaching webpages for more advice on post-graduation routes into teaching. Our graduates also enter a range of other professional roles.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich 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.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


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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