BA (Hons) Education and Professional Studies | Furness College
BA (Hons) Education and Professional Studies

BA (Hons) Education and Professional Studies

Course Content

Awarding Body

This course is approved by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

How long is the course?

Part time over two years or full time over one year. 

How will I learn?

As experienced educators we are very conscious that our teaching and learning strategies emphasise the role of the learner. There will be lectures, seminars, tutorials and group work to enable active participation in the learning process.

What subjects will I study?

Subjects can include:

•    Reflective Practice in Educational Settings                                                                    

•    Studying Curriculum                              

•    The Education of Vulnerable Young People    

•    International Perspectives on Education                                  

•    Single Dissertation

•    Families, Schools and Society

How will I be assessed?

Assessment involves a variety of coursework, including essays, individual and group presentations, reflective learning logs and the design of a small scale research proposal.

Are there any additional costs?

Full-time fees are £6,600 in 2020/21. Part-time £3,300 per year in 2020/21 (£1,100 per 20 credit module). The total cost for the full course will be £6,600. Please note, fees are set and are payable on a yearly basis and are subject to a small increase in line with inflation.

For more details on additional costs, please refer to the HE Tuition Fees Contract.

Programme Specification

Programme Specification coming soon.

Entry Requirements

When is the next start date?

September 2020.

Enrolment & Timetable Information

September 2020, dates to be confirmed.

What are the entry requirements?

Foundation Degree in Early Years or another relevant subject Certificate in Education. It is a requirement that a DBS check has been undertaken before entry to the programme.

How can I apply?

PART TIME students can apply directly to the college using our online application: Furness College Application Form PLEASE NOTE Applicants may be invited in for interview with the course tutor.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: info@furness.ac.uk www.furness.ac.uk


What opportunities will this lead to?

Further study at Postgraduate level, such as one of the MA programmes (both taught and research based). These are designed to meet the interests and needs of students and are developed accordingly. Progression to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Student Profile
Ashleigh Patterson

Ashleigh Patterson is studying a BA Hons in Education and Professional Studies after achieving a Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and their Services. She said: “For others thinking about Higher Education, I would say it’s not as scary as you may anticipate. I thought I would struggle completing a course while working, however doing this has improved my time management and taught me how to prioritise jobs.”

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