BA (Hons) Education Studies

Education Studies

Discover how moral and social issues shape learning.

Why choose to study at Derby?

Employable graduates - We're ranked in the top 10 universities in the country for employability with 96.7% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their 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.
  • 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.

Join us at an open day

Book your place at our next open day - this will give you the opportunity to attend subject talks, tour the University and speak to both the teaching team and current students of our BA (Hons) Education Studies course.