University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' The opportunity to work in a wide range of different educational settings, such as schools, nurseries, museums and charities. ' Roehampton has an established history and international reputation for research and teaching in education. ' Highly qualified, research'active lecturers who are experts in their fields. ' Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Complete University Guide 2016, the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and the Guardian University Guide 2016).

Course Modules

Year 1: investigating education; contemporary issues in education; understanding education; aims of education; child development; history and policy in education. Year 2: education policies; researching education. Optional modules: educational placement 1; children learning, children thinking; infant development (the 1st 3 years); extended educational placement 1; teachers, schools and society; global trends in education; supporting inclusion in school (inclusive and special education); inequalities in education (class, race, and gender); adolescent development and secondary education; teaching and learning with multimedia; children and their learning (inclusive and special education); informal learning: learning through leisure; classroom learning and behaviour management; radical perspectives in education (pre'1870); children's literature and literacy; ethics and education. Year 3: dissertation; educational placement 2. Optional modules; distinctive schools and their philosophies; testing times (the uses and abuses of assessment); counselling in education; primary education; social philosophy and education; children's rights in education; educational placement 2; trends in education policy and practice; e'learning and the science of instruction; disability issues and society (inclusive and special education); education, children and the media; youth participation and identity; multiculturalism and education.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR Certificate/Diploma for iMedia Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate for Young Enterprise
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR L3 Quals in ICT Systems and Principles
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate
  • Course specific

Key Course Information

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 86%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 92%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

86% Go on to work and/or study

In work 66
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 4

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 5%

Total Coursework: 94%

Total Practical: 1%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

£1,030 - £1,236
Typical cost of private accommodation