London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Whether it's concern over the curriculum or the role of schools in transforming society and achieving economic stability, education throws up major issues that affect us all. This thought'provoking course is designed to tackle not only the big questions concerning the place of education in the modern world, but also the detail of everyday practice in schools and other educational institutions that shape children's and teacher's lives.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: making sense of education; education and encounter in the global city; culture, curriculum and technics; becoming an educationist: reading, writing and enquiry. Year 2 topics include: qualitative educational research in theory and practice; knowledge, ideologies and curricula; working with children and young people; multilingualism and learning languages; peer mentoring in practice; children's literature in multicultural classrooms; becoming a teacher. Year 3 topics include: education studies dissertation; social pedagogies and the public intellectual; childhood, youth and education; experiments in radical education; inclusion and meeting special educational needs; sport, education and society; philosophy, enlightenment and education.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 27
  • Tariff 112
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114