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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 12.7k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 janeiro 2016


    NEW - available from 2015 onwards

    If you are interested in understanding education from a variety of perspectives –sociological, philosophical, historical, political – then education at Newcastle will appeal to you.

    Our wide-ranging Education BA Honours degree provides you with an international insight into the role of education in society.

    You will be equipped with skills for employment in a diverse range careers including heritage or museum education, community work, and information management such as e-learning.

    • Learn at least one foreign language
    • Practical workplace experience to contextualise your studies
    • Benefit from over 120 years of expertise at Newcastle

    Our degree is divided into three strands:

    • Education: Critical & Contextual Studies provides you with knowledge and understanding in the fields of the sociology, philosophy and history of education.
    • International Perspectives and Contexts provides you with knowledge and understanding of the role education in international development (including the use of innovative technologies), British and comparative education.
    • Career / Employability equips you with critical and practical experience of studying and learning. Within this strand you will have the opportunity to study at least one foreign language.

    The diverse research interests and expertise of staff allow us to offer you a broad range of topics and perspectives in studying education, such as:

    • innovative technologies of learning
    • international development
    • social justice
    • media
    • pedagogy

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 12680 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    At Stage 1 you will be are introduced to the key theories and concepts in the area of education.

    Teaching is aimed at enabling you to make connections between knowledge, understanding and subject skills particularly in the workplace context through your engagement with the three generic strands of the programme.

    You study modules from the three strands below:

    Education: Critical & Contextual Studies

    • EDU1001 Education, Children and Society
    • EDU1005 The History of Education

    International Perspectives and Contexts

    • EDU1002 International Development
    • EDU1003 British and Comparative Education
    • EDU1006 Education in Developing Countries

    Career / Employability

    • EDU1004 Internationalising Your University Experience

    Stage 2

    At this Stage you will build upon the basic knowledge and understanding from Stage 1 and develop a more specialised and sustained engagement with the areas of study.

    You will be introduced to the research element of the degree leading at Stage 3 to the dissertation.

    Education: Critical & Contextual Studies

    • EDU2001 Pedagogies
    • EDU2003 Introduction to Research in Education
    • COM2066 Representations and Images of Teachers and Teaching in Literature, Film and Television

    International Perspectives and Contexts

    • EDU2002 Global Innovations in Education
    • EDU2004 Education Technologies in Developing Countries

    Career / Employability

    • NCL2007 Career Development for Second Year Students

    Stage 3

    The emphasis at Stage 3 is on you obtaining a deep and critical awareness of specific aspects of education both in its national and international contexts.

    You further refine and demonstrate your knowledge and understanding, cognitive and key skills.

    You become more deeply aware of the importance of attention to detail, argument, criticality, ambiguity and complexity.

    Education: Critical & Contextual Studies

    • EDU3001 Research Dissertation
    • EDU3002 Social Justice and Education
    • EDU3004 The Psychology of Inclusive Education

    International Perspectives and Contexts

    • EDU3003 Themes and Issues in Education and International Development

    Career / Employability

    NCL3008 Advanced Career Development


    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    A Levels

    AAB-ABB excluding General Studies. No specific subjects are required.

    Scottish Qualifications

    AAABB-AABBB at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

    International Baccalaureate

    A minimum of 34-35 points including three subjects grade 5 or above at Higher Level.

    Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1A1B1B-A1A1B1B1B at Higher Level.

    Access Qualifications

    Level 3 units in Social Sciences, Cultural or Media Studies are desirable. At least 30 level 3 credits at Distinction and in addition at least 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit.

    BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    Cambridge Pre-U

    D3,D3,M2-D3,M2,M2 in Principal Subjects.

    PARTNERS - A Levels

    BBB excluding General Studies.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle University’s supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    PARTNERS - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle University’s supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

    Visit our International Students webpages to find out more about our English language admission requirements and English language support courses offered by INTO Newcastle University.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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