BA (Hons) Education and Sociology

Duration: 3 years

Course details

Education Studies will provide you with an excellent knowledge of theory and practice in education. Combined with another subject, our course builds on the disciplines of Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science and History to enable you to develop knowledge and skills in the academic study of education.


Year 1

  • Cultivating a Sociological Imagination

  • Introduction to Sociological Theory

  • Introduction to Disciplines of Education

  • Introduction to Key Concepts of Education

  • + Optional Modules 

Year 2

  • Social Research Methods

  • Education, Policy and Society: Past and Present

  • + Optional Modules  

Year 3

  • Sociology Dissertation

  • Education Dissertation

  • Optional Modules  

Entry requirements

  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC
  • GCE A level

Career possibilities

You’ll develop skills valued by a broad range of careers including teaching, publishing, charity work, construction of learning environments, design of learning resources and more. A significant proportion of our graduates also go on to teacher training at primary and secondary levels and their first degree in Sociology and Education at York enables them to continue their academic study at prestigious institutions in the UK.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.