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BA (Hons) Education Studies with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

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96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree.

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage
  • Gain a solid understanding of education, from early years to lifelong learning, from both a home and international perspective
  • Tailor your degree to your career aspirations by choosing one of the three specialist pathways in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), or Career Development (pathways subject to validation for September 2016)
  • Consider different aspects of education in a range of settings, within and outside school
  • Gain an insight into international education on one of our exciting fieldtrips. Previous students have visited The Gambia, Morocco and Kenya
  • If you choose one of our specialist pathways, you’ll undertake work placements. This valuable real world experience will strengthen your CV


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