Education Studies (subject to approval)

Queen Margaret University


This course was introduced for 2019 and offers an approach to education studies that is founded in evidence-based research in the social sciences. It offers the chance to develop a thorough understanding of contemporary issues in education, psychology and sociology, and to develop in-demand skills in research and interprofessional working.

Year 1: Academic Literacies; Education Studies; Society and Lifestyles; Learning through the Lifespan; Psychology; Sociology.

Year 2: Childhood Learning; Literacy: Theory and Pedagogy; Numeracy: Theory and Pedagogy; Teaching and Curriculum Studies; Learning for Sustainability; Optional modules.

Year 3: Inclusive Practices; Language and Literacy; Mathematics and Numeracy; Teaching and Curriculum Studies; Teaching as a Reflective Practitioner.

Year 4: Teacher as Professional: Interprofessional Working; Teaching and Curriculum Studies; Professional Enquiry into Practice; Optional module with Community Placement.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBCC (standard entry) or BCCC (widening access entry) including English and preferably National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths.

Start Date

October, September




BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

4 years


School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management


Teacher Education

SCQF Level