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Education Studies

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    3 Years

Develop your understanding of the purposes and forms of educational provision, and their conceptual bases, in a variety of institutional and cultural contexts. Promote your development as an organised, focused and independent learner. Encourage and develop your intellectual curiosity, creativity, flexibility of thought and openness to the ideas of others, in the particular context of educational theory and practice. Facilitate the development of your practical and intellectual skills and the personal qualities that you will need for employment in educational situations.
Suitable for: Individuals wishing to pursue a career in teaching, educational administration and welfare, learning support, youth work, and management of early childhood provision.

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Requisitos: Non-Academic Conditions: CRB Checks required GCSE(s) Required: 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirements.


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01 octubre 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

Education Studies
IT Development


Course overview

The Education Studies degree takes you on a journey from an understanding of your past education, to a deeper understanding of what education and being educated might mean. Particular phases of education (eg primary, higher, lifelong), are used to focus discussions through three broad strands: educational practice and its underlying bases; the nature of the relationships between the individual and education; and the societal contexts of educational provision. Throughout the three years, we will help you engage with each of these strands in local, national and global contexts.

Level 1 introduces you to studying key issues in education in their historical and current contexts. At the same time, you will study key influences on the education of the individual and how these affect identity. Level 2 moves your study on to consider education and curriculum in terms of engagement with difference, and education in its societal and global contexts. Level 3 acts as a pinnacle to your study. You will explore the individual, and collective, against a background of inclusion whilst undertaking your Dissertation.

Year one core modules:

  • Research 1: An Introduction
  • Specialist Key Issues: An Introduction
  • Understanding Learning
  • Human Development
  • An Introduction to Families, Schools and the Formation of Identity Through Education
  • An Introduction to Critical Engagement with Equality and Identity in Education
  • Anglia Language Programme

Year two core modules:

  • International and Comparative Perspectives in Education
  • Research 2: Developing Understanding
  • Exploring the Curriculum
  • An Introduction to Educational Practice
  • Education and Society 1: Critical Approaches to Understanding the English Education System

Year three core modules:

  • Contemporary Issues
  • Using Critical Theory and Pedagogy to Investigate Educational Text
  • Education and the Mind: Biological or Social Phenomena
  • Education and the Inclusive Society: Identity and the Later Life Stages
  • Undergraduate Major Project

Year two optional modules (two of the following):

  • Education Abroad: A Personal Experience
  • A Critical Approach to Information Literacy and Communities of Practice
  • Independent Learning Module
  • Work-based Learning 1

Year three optional modules (two of the following):

  • Work-based Learning 1
  • Critical Engagement of the Individual with E-Learning
  • Special Study
  • Independent Learning Module


Assessment will take various forms including essays and extended prose, presentations, placement proposals, placement reports, portfolios of evidence and reflective journals, pre-placement contracts, and participation in web-discourse.

Dedication: full-time.

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Career opportunities: Associated careers: This degree can enable entry into a range of fields. Many possible careers will require some further postgraduate training. Links with industry/professional recognition: The design of this course has been informed by the national Qualified Teacher Standards.