What will I learn?

Education Studies is a broad multi-disciplinary degree, designed for the intellectually and practically curious. From the philosophical foundations of schooling, to the political implications of policy, education is a vast field that has multiple avenues to approach a seemingly straightforward subject. Our degree goes far beyond any classroom and considers education, people and their relationship to the ever-changing world. **Course Structure**The breadth of our modules allows for the creation of pathways through the course. This may be linked to one of the degree's four strands of educational expertise: pragmatic; sociological-philosophical; psychological; and international-intercultural education. You will also study modules in the Department of Psychology.**Core modules include:**• Contemporary Issues and evidence in Education • Foundations of the Psychology in Education **Range of Psychology modules such as:**• Introduction to Psychological Research• Social Psychology• Developmental Psychology• Cognitive Psychology• Biological Psychology• Psychology Project & Statistics• Educational Research Methods • Dissertation **Optional modules available in previous years include:** • Higher Education: Issues of Inclusion and Exclusion• Constructing Childhood and Youth • Assessing Education • Identity, Culture and Education• Learning and Development in Childhood • Wider Contexts of Education• Disability and Educational Needs: Impairment, Empowerment and Education• Disability and Education Needs: What’s so ‘Special’ about SEND?• Education in a Global Age• Understanding the Arts in Education• Evidence and Educational Policy • The Social Life of Education• Learning Sciences.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,700.00 (US$ 31,244) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

St Aidan's College

St Aidan's,

Durham,

DH1 3LJ, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,700.00 (US$ 31,244) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Stephenson College

Howlands Farm,

South Road,

Durham,

DH1 3DE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For US applicants completing the US High School Diploma, we require a minimum of three AP test or SAT subject test scores to be considered for admission.

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

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