All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
The course consists of 120 credits per year. Most modules are 20 credits, meaning you’ll study six modules each year. Some longer modules, such as a dissertation, are worth more (e.g. 40 credits). In these cases, you’ll study fewer modules - but the number of credits will always add up to 120.
Core and compulsory modules are fundamental to achieving the learning outcomes for your course and must be studied.
Key Issues in Education
This stimulating module introduces you to key, critical and innovative issues in education, such as social class, gender and equity. These themes will be explored using a problem-based learning approach focusing on a variety of educational and learning contexts and communities.
Equality and Diversity in Learning Communities
Explore and examine matters of equality and diversity arising in learning contexts. You will engage, critically, with academic and policy-based literature with a focus upon current practice.
Anthropology and Childhood
Children around the world experience childhood very differently. Through an examination of the ways children play, develop, work and experience adolescence in different cultures, you will explore how society constructs childhood and how it is in turn constructed by children.
Loss and Bereavement in Learning Communities
This module explores the significant impact of various forms of loss, including bereavement. Exploring how children form a 'nested relationship' relating to attachment, behaviour, learning and wellbeing. You'll gain an understanding of cultural and historical issues relating to grieving, and the extent to which emotionally-coherent learning communities can support children holistically.
Guided Research Project
This exciting module will allow you to conduct an original research in a subject of your choosing within the broad area of Educational studies, that you will be able to plan, implement and report with guidance from a supervisor and through guided group tutorials.