Combined Honours



Discover our range of Education modules for 2018-19.

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The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

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Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Education subject page.

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Stage 1

Find out about Education modules in Stage 1.

Students study either 40 or 60 credits from these modules in Stage 1.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Compulsory modules

Module Code Module Title Credit Value Semester
EDU1001 Education, Children and Society 20 1
EDU1006  Education in Developing Countries 20 1

Optional modules 

If you take 60 credits you must choose the above compulsory modules plus a further 20 from the list below:

Module Code Module Title Credit Value Semester
EDU1002  International Development  20  2
EDU1003 British and Comparative Education 20 1&2
EDU1004 Internationalising University Experience (incl. a foreign language study) 20 1&2
EDU1005 The History of Education (Pre-requisite EDU1001) 20 2

Stage 2

Find out about Education modules in Stage 2.

For Stage 2, students choose 40, 60 or 80 credits.

For students taking 80 credits and who wish to complete the dissertation (EDU3001) in Stage 3 they must take EDU2003 at Stage 2.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester 
EDU2001 Pedagogies (Pre-requisites EDU1001 and EDU1006) 20 1&2
EDU2002 Global Innovations in Education (Pre-requisite EDU1006) 20 1
EDU2003 Introduction to Research in Education (pre-requisite EDU1001) (this module is compulsory if you wish to take the dissertation EDU3001 in Stage 3)  20 2
EDU2004 Global Developments in Technology Enhanced Learning (Pre-requisite EDU1006) 20 2
EDU2005 Representations and Images of Teaching in Literature, Film and Television 20 1&2
EDU2006 Gifted and Talented: an educational critique 20 2

Stage 3

Find out about Education modules in Stage 3.

Students continue with either 40, 60, or 80 credits as they did at Stage 2.

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
EDU3001* Research Dissertation (Pre-requisites EDU1001 and EDU2003) 40 1&2
EDU3002 Social Justice and Education (Pre-requisites EDU1001) 20 1
EDU3005 Philosophy of Education 20 1
EDU3006 Responding to Special Educational Needs 20 2
EDU3007 Developing Creative Thinking through Arts Experience 20 1&2

*The year long 40 credit Dissertation module is 10 credits in Semester 1, plus 30 credits in Semester 2.