801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Education Studies - Sheffield Hallam University

Take a critical, transformative approach to the study of education, with a particular focus on social justice. •Gain a comprehensive knowledge of key historical and contemporary legislation, policies, issues and debates in education. •Learn to critically analyse, present and explain issues related to in/exclusion and social justice in education. •Follow current developments in education in the UK and around the world. Learn about the sociology, psychology, philosophy and history of education, and prepare for a career in a wide range of educational and professional sectors. Critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity are developed throughout the courses. All we ask is that you don't take accepted ideas or practices for granted. You learn through •lectures •seminar discussion •practical classes and workshops •simulation and role play •microteaching •student presentations •group and individual tutorials •self-study •peer tutoring •tutor demonstration •project supervision and project work •fieldwork •external visits •guided independent study •work-based learning placements (including overseas placements) **Work placements** You can undertake placements in different workplaces each year (it might be a school, voluntary group or other informal educational organisation). Placements are not compulsory but we encourage you to take them as they provide invaluable experience. Our partnership team and your tutors help you find the right placement for you. You complete between 80 and 100 hours in each placement setting. This course prepares you for a career in •education •social work •social policy •the wider public and community services The broad subject knowledge you gain and the ability to analyse issues from a range of perspectives are attributes that makes you attractive to a range of graduate employers. 95% of our students are in work or further study six months after graduation. Currently about half of our graduates go on to train as teachers by completing a one year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), often here at the Institute of Education.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom