What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A level grades BCC preferred in addition to GCSEs at Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science.
A minimum score of 27 points with evidence of an interest in Education accepted in addition to GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English, Maths and Science.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Bath Spa is a leading university in the field of Education Studies, and youâ??ll be taught by a very experienced and well qualified team of more than 50 tutors with different backgrounds as qualified teachers, academics, authors and researchers. At Bath Spa we believe in helping you understand the difficulties experienced by many children and young people for whom access to good formal and informal education is sometimes difficult. Youâ??ll gain the knowledge, critical understanding and skills needed to explore the nature and functions of education in a rapidly changing world, and prepare for a range of professional employment. Bath Spa is renowned as a creative university; our excellence and situation attracts tutors and visiting lecturers from across the world. Our students are diverse and hard working and, being based in a world heritage city, are lucky enough to find inspiration on their doorstep. As a teaching-led university, Bath Spa is leading the way providing a broad and flexible range of awards that enable our students to discover the latest ideas about the world of education.
Year 1: Student joins all education studies students in core modules that introduce key concepts and skills that underpin the subject, and study a 3rd module on early years education; the student is also able to choose an optional module on another aspect of education and has the opportunity to study a 2nd subject alongside education for the 1st year. Year 2: Compulsory modules develop the studentâ??s understanding of contemporary issues in education and the education of young children; a wide range of optional modules allow the student to develop other interests related to teaching, classrooms, diversity, inclusion, educational policy, arts education, the internet, global and international perspectives in education; the student can also opt to study abroad in another European country under the ERASMUS scheme. Year 3: Further opportunities for the student to follow their interests through selecting from optional modules in addition to a compulsory research module; there are also modules in each year which give the student the chance to work in schools and other educational settings, allowing the student to further develop their understanding of the nature of teaching and learning.
Students here enjoy the best of many worlds a unique cultural heritage, inspiring and beautiful campuses and the buzz of Bath, a UK top 10 creative city. There's a real community feel and countless opportunities to unleash your potential. Bath Spa Students' Union was awarded a Gold Green Impact award from the NUS. We might be small but the Union's RAG group raised over 10,000 for charity.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||24%||20%||13%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?