BA (Hons) Education Studies

Education Studies

Gain a full understanding of education, from early years to lifelong learning, from both a home and international perspective

Why choose to study at Derby?

Employable Graduates - We're ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities, and 12th for English institutions, with 96.9% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree.

We offer a great student experience, always focusing on you as an individual and working hard to prepare you for the challenges of 21st century education. Our courses are topical, relevant and specifically designed to help you progress in your career.

About our BA (Hons) Education Studies

Our BA (Hons) Education Studies course is built on a framework of social justice, with an emphasis on psychology, sociology and social policy to develop a broad spectrum of knowledge about the subject of education. You will be encouraged to consider different aspects of education, where and how education happens, including primary, secondary and higher education, and lifelong learning. There’s also a specialist pathway option in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

  • In the 2014 National Student Survey, 91% of our students said that they were satisfied with the quality of the course overall
  • For those interested in Special Educational Needs, you can choose the specialist pathway in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) during stage three
  • You'll have the chance to visit the Netherlands or The Gambia, a life-changing educational experience
  • Education Studies will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of education, from early years to life-long learning.

Places still available for September 2015

Call our Clearing Hotline on 01332 592015 for further information.