Education Studies

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: 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 2: Module Title/ 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 3: Inclusive Practice: Difference & Diversity; Social Psychology and Social Justice OR Developmental Psychology; Research Methods; Global Health and International Education; Poverty & Social Exclusion.

Year 4: Dissertation; Peer Relations in Childhood & Adolescence; Contemporary Issues in Psychology; Community-based Education; European Social Policy and Politics.

Entry Requirements

2022 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