Combined Honours



Discover our range of Education modules for 2019-20.

Find out about modules available for:

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.

You can also contact your Subject Adviser.

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.


Module Code Module Title Credit Value Semester
EDU1001 Education, Children and Society 20 1
EDU1002  International Development 20 2
EDU1003 British and Comparative Education 20 1
EDU1005 The History of Education  20 2
EDU1006  Education in Developing Countries 20 1
EDU1007 Social Policy and Learning 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 Psychological perspectives on teaching and learning 20 2
EDU2003 Introduction to Research in Education  (this module is compulsory if you wish to take the dissertation EDU3001 in Stage 3)  20 1
E‌DU2007* Invisibility and different ways of being: educating and nurturing student with SEND (Note: cannot be taken alongside EDU2010) 20 2
EDU2008 Globalisation and Development 20 2
EDU2009 Social Constructions of Childhood 20 1
EDU2010* Gender and Education (Note: cannot be taken alongside EDU2007) 20 2

*Please note that EDU2007 and EDU2010 cannot be taken together.

Stage 3

Find out about Education modules in Stage 3.

Students continue with either 40, 60, or 80 credits in Stage 3 (as they did at Stage 2).

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
EDU3001* Research Dissertation (Pre-requisite EDU2003) 40 1&2
EDU3002 Social Justice and Education 20 2
EDU3005 Philosophy of Education 20 1
EDU3006 Responding to Special Educational Needs 20 1
EDU3007 Developing Creative Thinking through Arts Experience 20 1&2
EDU3008 Child Development 20 2

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