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University of Bristol

Education Studies

UCAS Code: X300

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B-B,B,C

Standard offer: ABB Contextual offer: BBC Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities/Humanities and Social Sciences, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Additional written work may be required.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M2-M2,M2,M3

Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32-29

Standard offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level. Contextual offer: 29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DDM in a relevant subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

Advanced Higher: AB

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B

Standard Higher: AABBB

Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

UCAS Tariff

104-147

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

64%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Education studies

The Education Studies BSc uses research methods from different disciplines to investigate learning through the life course across a wide range of different contexts, including Early Years, schools and adult and community education.The degree will provide students with many different perspectives on research methods and an understanding of how to apply them to questions about education. This could lead to careers anywhere where education matters, such as routes into primary teaching, research, educational publishing and a range of jobs in the charity and community sectors. Students will be able to exercise sound judgement and innovate when faced with complex, uncertain and novel problems in education.Lectures, workshops, seminars, discussions, guided independent study and tutorials offer an evidence-based, flexible and highly relevant basis for professional development. Seminars and workshop activities encourage you to collaborate with others, while individual and group presentations help you develop confidence in conveying your arguments and ideas. Our new second year optional unit, Education in Practice, gives you the opportunity to connect your academic learning with the practice of education by conducting a placement with a school, community organisation, charity, museum or other relevant organisation.

Modules

Find out more about the course structure and units available for Education Studies: https://www.bris.ac.uk/unit-programme-catalogue/RouteStructure.jsa?byCohort=N&ayrCode=19%2F20&programmeCode=9EDUC001U&_ga=2.146727412.1104530441.1525076828-1492075171.1523880192

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£18,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bristol

Department:

School of Education

TEF rating:

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What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

When you look at employment stats, bear in mind that a lot of students are already working in education when they take this type of course and are studying to help their career development. This means they already have jobs when they start their course, and a lot of graduates continue to study, whilst working, when they complete their courses. If your course is focused on nursery or early years education, a lot of these graduates go into nursery work or classroom or education assistant jobs; these jobs are not currently classed as 'graduate level' in the stats (although they may well be in the future as classifications catch up with changes in the way we work), and many graduates who enter these roles say that a degree was necessary.

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