What will I learn?

A dynamic course for those interested in all aspects of education. - Begin to view education as a momentum for personal and societal growth and development: this course takes a broad approach to understanding education and the processes of teaching and learning.- Gain professional expertise and experience in the education sector: with a wide range of placement and volunteering opportunities.- Make a positive impact for good: our degree prepares you to be an active and thoughtful citizen.Bath Spa is a founding member of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), and was among the first universities to establish Education Studies as a degree subject. Education Studies is about how people develop and learn, the nature of knowledge, and critical ways of knowing. As a student, you’ll analyse educational processes and their cultural, social, political and historical contexts, and gain perspectives on economic relationships, globalisation, international education, and equality and equity in education. Education Studies also deals with beliefs, values and principles in education and the way that they change over time. This course prepares you for a variety of professional career routes in education. You will also benefit from practice-informed expertise and recent research in the Centre for Policy, Pedagogy and Practice (PPP), Centre for Research in Scientific and Technological Learning and Education (CRiSTLE) and Centre for Research into Equity, Inclusion and Community (CREIC). More about the Professional Placement Year. A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

26 September 2022


Main Site

Newton Park,


Bath And North East Somerset,

BA2 9BN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Grades BCC- CCC preferred in a related subject

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


About Bath Spa University

96.1% of Bath Spa graduates find work or further study in six months after graduating (HESA 2016/17 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education).

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