History and Education Studies (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)

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Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 25/09/2018

Education Studies and History will provide you with a learning experience that is both challenging and highly rewarding. This course will help you develop your ability to understand and analyse the past, organise information, to achieve independence of thought and analyse how children and adults learn in educational settings today.

 

Course

Highlights

  • Highly flexible degree pathways.
  • International study trip opportunities
  • Wide range of study topics available.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Opportunities Abroad

There are opportunities for international study visits and exchange as part of the second year for the Education Studies element.

Course Details

In this Joint Honours programme you will study a wide range of topics that, after the first year, can be tailored to suit your own individual interests. You will be immersed in examining the range of disciplines associated with their chosen subjects including the psychology, sociology, philosophy and history of education. You will also explore the social, cultural and political development of the 15th century to the present day while also focusing on British, European and American history.

Read more…

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers, including social work, teaching, postgraduate study, adult education, marketing, law, business, museums and the heritage sector, public employment and local government.

If you are considering the option to be a History teacher at Secondary School level, you should major in History in order to show relevant specialist subject knowledge.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

Entry Requirements

General entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. It is not a compulsory requirement but students are likely to have a History qualification at GCSE or post-16 level.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

You will be introduced to the core disciplines that underpin the academic analysis of both subject. You will learn a variety of approaches, perceptives and theoretical resources for understanding and explaining aspects of Education Policy, Social Diversity and Inclusion. Modules will also explore early modern European History c1500-1700, Nineteenth Century European History and Holocaust studies. 

  • Recent and Contemporary Education Issues (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: EDU1003
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Education Studies Part A (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: EDU1030
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Education Studies Part B (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: EDU1031
    Core Module Y
  • Education in a Global Context (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: EDU1019
    Core Module Y
  • Themes and Perspectives in History (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: HIS1021
    Core Module Y
  • Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: France from 1789 (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: HIS1020
    Core Module Y
  • The Holocaust: Source and Contexts (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: HIS1008
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.



Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

This course is flexible, allowing you to choose which disciplines you would like to focus on and what path you would like to take. You have the chance to study abroad and join educational visits and you will benefit from an enthusiastic and experienced teaching team.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Education MA

History MA

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Scholarships

EU Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is open to applicants from the European Union who have achieved excellent grades in their high school qualifications. We have 50 scholarships to…

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Joint Honours Study

We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and the available Joint Honours combinations.


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Updated 25/09/2018

  • Education Studies and History will provide you with a learning experience that is both challenging and highly rewarding. This course will help you develop your ability to understand and analyse the past, organise information, to achieve independence of thought and analyse how children and adults learn in educational settings today.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Highly flexible degree pathways.
    • International study trip opportunities
    • Wide range of study topics available.

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • In this Joint Honours programme you will study a wide range of topics that, after the first year, can be tailored to suit your own individual interests. You will be immersed in examining the range of disciplines associated with their chosen subjects including the psychology, sociology, philosophy and history of education. You will also explore the social, cultural and political development of the 15th century to the present day while also focusing on British, European and American history.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Opportunities Abroad

    There are opportunities for international study visits and exchange as part of the second year for the Education Studies element.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers, including social work, teaching, postgraduate study, adult education, marketing, law, business, museums and the heritage sector, public employment and local government.

      If you are considering the option to be a History teacher at Secondary School level, you should major in History in order to show relevant specialist subject knowledge.

  • General entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. It is not a compulsory requirement but students are likely to have a History qualification at GCSE or post-16 level.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • You will be introduced to the core disciplines that underpin the academic analysis of both subject. You will learn a variety of approaches, perceptives and theoretical resources for understanding and explaining aspects of Education Policy, Social Diversity and Inclusion. Modules will also explore early modern European History c1500-1700, Nineteenth Century European History and Holocaust studies. 

    • Recent and Contemporary Education Issues (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: EDU1003
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Education Studies Part A (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: EDU1030
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Education Studies Part B (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: EDU1031
      Core Module Y
    • Education in a Global Context (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: EDU1019
      Core Module Y
    • Themes and Perspectives in History (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: HIS1021
      Core Module Y
    • Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: France from 1789 (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: HIS1020
      Core Module Y
    • The Holocaust: Source and Contexts (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: HIS1008
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Education MA

      History MA

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Scholarships

    EU Undergraduate Scholarship

    This scholarship is open to applicants from the European Union who have achieved excellent grades in their high school qualifications. We have 50 scholarships to…

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

    Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and the available Joint Honours combinations.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour