Derriford Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BH, United Kingdom

Education Studies - Plymouth Marjon University

If you’re interested in the broadest questions which impact education, this course is for you. It will give you a solid grounding in the psychological, social and political principles which underpin our education system, setting you up to either move into teaching, or else to move into educational research or management, aiming to change the world of education for all. You’ll study how families, teachers, and the government impact on a child’s learning, how the curriculum supports learning, how best to assess children and how to assess the impact of policy decisions. **Why this course at Marjon?** • We are research-active and are influencing government at the highest levels, giving you access to the latest thinking in education theory. • We have close links to hundreds of schools for you to gain your own experience, and you have one placement project each year, working with a tutor in a school. • Enjoy an enrichment programme in which you learn in a class with practising teachers to hear about new initiatives in the curriculum. **What might I become?** You might choose to teach, taking our PG Diploma in Early Years, School Direct or PGCE qualifications. You might move into educational management, welfare or informal educational environments such as tourism or museums. **Find out more at Open Day** Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Education Studies at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why we are ranked second in the UK for teaching quality*. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. **Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day** **Why study at Marjon?** • Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). • High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*. • 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019. *Ranked in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, published 23 Sept 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,000