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 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

2023 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