United Kingdom

Teesside University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Teesside University

Education Studies

Summary: This programme offers a breadth of learning experiences that provide you with the multi-professional development essential to pursue a career in a range of educational settings. Course details: It is delivered by practitioners and academics in the Education team who have specialist knowledge and experience of working in a range of educational settings such as schools, post-16 educational settings, and further and higher education. Your studies will include examining the developing child and young person, considering how policy impacts on current provision and practice, pedagogy, special educational needs and disability (SEND) and exploring how and where education takes place. You will also complete a module designed to boost your graduate employability skills. Through the second and third year, you will have the opportunity to develop your research skills when you plan for and complete a piece of independent research in an area of education which interests you. The programme will enable you to study how people’s education and their educational experiences develop from childhood through to adulthood. The programme has a focus on the importance of lifelong learning. You can study this programme with a range of career interests in mind, ranging from educational roles in schools, further and higher education to working in local councils, libraries and museums. After graduating with the right degree classification, you are ideally placed to further your career interests by moving into work or taking a professional qualification at postgraduate level. After the course: Careers include a range of educational roles within schools, further and higher education, local councils and library or museum services. You may be able to progress onto a primary PGCE that provides Qualified Teacher Status with a good honours degree. To teach in the further education sector you need to be qualified one level higher than the students you are teaching. You would normally have at least a level 3 qualification in the subject you would like to teach which would give you the opportunity to study for a Certificate in Education and Training or Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Training. Please speak to the programme leader for more details. All programmes are designed to incorporate employability skills development alongside your degree course. Our staff utilise their extensive connections to provide many and varied opportunities to engage with potential employers through fairs, guest lecture sessions, live projects and site visits. In addition we offer a series of workshops and events in the first, second and third year that ensure all students are equipped with both degree level subject knowledge PLUS the practical skills that employers are looking for in new graduate recruits. We also offer extensive support for students to find and secure sandwich year placements which have been shown to make have significant positive impact on a student’s career prospects on graduation. Our award winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Middlesbrough