- A Level: Must include passes at A2 in at least one subject.
- BTEC: Extended Diploma (QCF) or Diploma (QCF)
- International Baccalaureate: Diploma with 24 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level.
- Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the university.
English Language Requirements:
- Overall IELTS score of 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking (or recognised equivalent).
This course investigates contemporary education in a lively and stimulating way, from primary and secondary through to higher and adult education.
It’s very much a sociology-based course, looking at sociological factors affecting the family, social policy for young people, education and the national curriculum. We look at the subject from an international perspective to reflect the diversity of our student intake.
You’ll explore how individuals develop and learn, how the education system has evolved and how it continues to evolve. You’ll learn to critique the purpose of educational interventions and to evaluate arguments on educational issues.
We’ll give you an understanding of how political ideologies influence education policy. You’ll examine faith schools, special needs education and multiculturalism along with the sociology, psychology and philosophy of education.
You’ll learn how to evaluate research, enriching your studies and giving you the know-how and confidence to embark on your own research.