What will I learn?

The purpose of the BA (Hons) in Education Studies course is to give students an insight into the world of Education. It will explore educational differences within the United Kingdom and Internationally as well as allowing students to examine pedagogy and andragogy in context. The course will also explore the impacts of governments and governmental legislation on education and how the socio-economic climate influences the needs of education.Upon successful completion learners should be able to:◾Have a balanced knowledge and understandingof the principal features of education in a wide range of contexts and provide opportunities for students to appreciate educational theory, policy and practice both in the United Kingdom and globally.◾Have the knowledge of UK education systems, including provision at different key stages, and global issues in education allowing the learner to assess the possibilities, opportunities and challenges for the future of education◾Understand ‘Education’ in its broadest sense by drawing on a wide range of intellectual resources, theoretical perspectives and academic disciplines to illuminate understanding of education and the contexts within which it takes place in an ever-growing number of educational settings.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£8,250.00 (US$ 11,355) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022


Colchester Site

Sheepen Road,



CO3 3LL, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.