Education Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course info

UCAS CODE X301
Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence - with extensive support from our expert staff - before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our Education Studies degree opens doors to a wide range of careers, this course explores the role of education in society and examines how moral and social issues ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
67th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
96th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
47th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Education

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Education graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Education graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Education

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
31%
English Language
23%
Sociology
22%
History
20%
English Literature
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£14,045 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,045 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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How Education Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 63 reviews

5 star 40%
4 star 45%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,228 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 52%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Derby
CUG ranking
96th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

Kedleston Road Derby
DE22 1GB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.8 miles away

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