Education Studies

Queen Margaret University


Scotland’s newest Education Studies course is an innovative, broad-based social sciences course with an emphasis on wider aspects of education. It is the only one of its kind and it aims to equip you with a variety of skills to prepare you to enter a range of education related professional careers.

Year One: Introduction to Education Studies in 21st Century/Developing Academic Literacies/Introduction to Psychology 1/Learning through the Lifespan/Sustainable Human Behaviour Learning for Sustainability/Diversity, Identity and Wellbeing.

Year Two: Creativity, Culture & Learning in 21st Century/Early Childhood Learning in Context/Developmental and Social Psychology/Education, Race and Ethnicity/Society and Sustainable Lifestyles/Engaged Sociology.

Year Three: Inclusive Practice: Difference & Diversity/Social Psychology and Social Justice OR Developmental Psychology/Research Methods/Global Health and International Education/Poverty & Social Exclusion.

Year Four: Dissertation/Peer Relations in Childhood & Adolescence/Contemporary Issues in Psychology/Community-based Education/European Social Policy and Politics

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBCC (standard entry) or BCCC (widening access entry) plus 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