Education - BA (Hons)

This BA degree in Education tackles the big questions in education, as seen through sociological, historical, philosophical and psychological lenses. This course can lead to a wide variety of career choices or further academic study.

Course details

This degree will provide you with an excellent foundation for a career in a wide range of education related areas. It will give you insight into education theory and concepts that will allow you to consider the subject as a political and a philosophical activity.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

The teaching will be conducted by experienced lecturers who formerly worked as teachers or managers in schools. They will encourage you to take an active role in current debates on child education from the perspective of several disciplines, including philosophy and sociology. They are also ideally placed to give you an insight into the possibilities of a teaching career and the many options available to you after graduation.

As a graduate of the Education BA you’ll be part of a community of professional and experienced educators, all willing to support you in your personal and professional development.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification)

English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
  • Becoming an Educationist: Reading, Writing and Enquiry (core, 30 credits)
  • Knowledge, Culture and Education (core, 30 credits)
  • Making Sense of Education (core, 30 credits)
  • The School and the City (core, 30 credits)
  • Psychology of Learning (core, 30 credits)
  • Researching Education (core, 30 credits)
  • Sociology and the Curriculum (core, 30 credits)
  • Education: Experiential Learning (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Working in Education: Preparing for Professional Practice (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Becoming a Teacher (option, 15 credits)
  • Education Studies Dissertation (core, 30 credits)
  • Educators as Social Pedagogues (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Inclusion, Education and Equalities (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Philosophy of Education (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Preparing for QTS: Becoming a teacher (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Education, Sport and Health in Society (option, 15 credits)
  • Gender and Education (option, 15 credits)