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.
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.
School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management