Education

BA EDUCATION

Key details 

BA EDUCATION

Start Year
2023
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
X300
Entry Requirements
BBB
Duration (years)
3

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed across a range of coursework based assignments. These may include essays, reflective portfolio, group projects, presentations, designing creative resources, arts-based projects and research reports, as well as your dissertation. You’ll receive feedback during and after you submit work, in classes, group and individual tutorials. 

You will be assessed by coursework related to your three core modules.

You’ll get feedback on your formative assignments from your tutors. The purpose of the feedback is to help you improve your work before your final formal or “summative” assignment and we encourage you to discuss your feedback with your tutors. 

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Assessment for Year 2

You will be assessed by coursework related to your core modules, including a research project. You will also be assessed through course work related to your optional modules.

For each module you will also have the chance to develop your skills with “formative” assessments. For your research project you will work closely with a seminar leader who will provide you with formative feedback related to your project.  

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Assessment for Year 3

Your final year is assessed by coursework related to your optional modules, and a subject dissertation. 
For each module you will also have the chance to develop your skills with “formative” assessments. For your dissertation you will work closely with a supervisor who will provide you with formative feedback throughout the process.  

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed across a range of coursework based assignments. These may include essays, reflective portfolio, group projects, presentations, designing creative resources, arts-based projects and research reports, as well as your dissertation. You’ll receive feedback during and after you submit work, in classes, group and individual tutorials. 

You will be assessed by coursework related to your three core modules.

You’ll get feedback on your formative assignments from your tutors. The purpose of the feedback is to help you improve your work before your final formal or “summative” assignment and we encourage you to discuss your feedback with your tutors. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 2

You will be assessed by coursework related to your core modules, including a research project. You will also be assessed through course work related to your optional modules.

For each module you will also have the chance to develop your skills with “formative” assessments. For your research project you will work closely with a seminar leader who will provide you with formative feedback related to your project.  

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 3

Your final year is assessed by coursework related to your optional modules, and a subject dissertation. 
For each module you will also have the chance to develop your skills with “formative” assessments. For your dissertation you will work closely with a supervisor who will provide you with formative feedback throughout the process.  

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

BBB

T Levels

Obtain an overall Pass including a B in the core of the T Level and a Merit in the Occupational Specialism. Acceptable subjects are: Education and childcare, and Science.

BTEC

DDM excluding BTEC Public Services, Uniformed Services and Business Administration

Scottish highers

AABBB

Scottish highers advanced

CCC

Irish leaving certificate

2 subjects at H2, 4 subjects at H3

Access course

Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Merit in 45 credits at Level 3

European Baccalaureate

70%

International Baccalaureate

31 points

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE. 

Additional entry requirements

We welcome and value a wide range of alternative qualifications.  If you have a qualification which is not listed here, please contact us via Admissions Enquiries.

Important note

Once enrolled onto your course at UEA, your progression and continuation (which may include your eligibility for study abroad, overseas experience, placement or year in industry opportunities) is contingent on meeting the assessment requirements which are relevant to the course on which you are enrolled.

International Requirements

We accept many international qualifications for entry to this course. View our International Students pages for specific information about your country

INTO University of East Anglia

If you do not meet the academic and/or English language requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO UEA, offers progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of a preparation programme. Depending on your interests, and your qualifications you can take a variety of routes to this degree:

International Foundation in Business, Economics, Society and Culture (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Foundation in Humanities and Law (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading): 

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) for year 1 entry
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all components) for year 2 entry

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of example qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study: 

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time. 

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application. 

Intakes

This course is open to UK and International applicants. The annual intake is in September each year. 

Course Reference Number: 6775460

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

See our Tuition Fees page for further information. 

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of additional course-related costs. 

 

Course Reference Number: 6775460

How to Apply

Apply for this course through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS), using UCAS Hub. 

UCAS Hub is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom.

Your application does not have to be completed all at once. Register or sign in to UCAS to get started. 

Once you submit your completed application, UCAS will process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.

View our guide to applying through UCAS for useful tips, key dates and further information:

How to apply through UCAS

Course Reference Number: 6775460
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
X300
Entry Requirements
BBB
Duration (years)
3
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