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Education - BA (Hons)

Summary
  • School of Education
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 3 years
  • Fees
  • Full Time: €3,290 per year
    International Students: €9,250 International
Overview

This degree programme is for those interested in contemporary issues in education and who may want to develop a professional career in education administration and management.

Excellent preparation for a PGCE qualification in primary school teaching following your degree.

Key Facts

If you are interested in education and educational issues, this degree programme is an ideal choice.

You can study full-time or part-time and also learn through work-based learning, e-learning and block attendance at the University. The programme introduces you to the major themes of education and encourages you to review the nature and impact of current national initiatives in education against a background of understanding education as an academic discipline.

Elements of the programme will explore contemporary issues in education and society; historical perspectives on education; the psychology of education; learning theory; education in popular culture and literature. This degree combines the traditional study of the disciplines of education with innovative approaches to study and your own learning.

With the growing emphasis on education in all aspects of public and political life this degree offers an opportunity to understand, explore and make an informed contribution to education debates. You will be able to make the links between education policy, its delivery and the experience of groups and individuals.

Your studies will take place within the School of Education, highly rated by both QAA . You will focus on a critical consideration of education both within and beyond the school context. Your studies will be underpinned by ongoing research in the School and you will be taught by staff actively engaged in a wide range of educational enquiry. Inclusion, social justice and equality will feature strongly in this programme.

 
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