Education

York St John University has a longstanding historical connection with teaching, having been founded in 1841 as a teacher training college. With specialist facilities on campus, including dedicated primary school rooms and a children's section in the library, you will build the transferable skills you need to take into the classroom.

Education courses

Children, Young People & Families BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L541   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children, young people and families? The BA (Hons) Children, Young People & Families programme will provide you with a strong knowledge of the barriers and problems that can affect people on a day-to-day basis; thus, giving an excellent foundation upon which you can make a real impact in terms of reducing inequality and social exclusion in the world today.  


Children, Young People & Families and Education Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: LXM3   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children, young people and families? The Children, Young People & Families and Education Studies BA (Hons) programme will provide you with a strong knowledge of the barriers and problems that can affect people on a day-to-day basis; thus, giving an excellent foundation upon which you can make a real impact in terms of reducing inequality and social exclusion in the world today.    


Children, Young People & Families with British Sign Language (BA Hons)

UCAS course code: L5Q1   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children, young people and families? The BA (Hons) Children, Young People & Families with British Sign Language (BSL) programme will provide you with a strong knowledge of the barriers and problems that can affect people on a day-to-day basis; thus, giving an excellent foundation upon which you can make a real impact in terms of reducing inequality and social exclusion in the world today.     


Children, Young People & Families with Special Educational Needs & Inclusion BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: JX88   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children, young people and families? The Children, Young People & Families with Special Educational Needs & Inclusion (SENI) BA (Hons) programme will provide you with a strong knowledge of the barriers and problems that can affect people on a day-to-day basis; thus, giving an excellent foundation upon which you can make a real impact in terms of reducing inequality and social exclusion in the world today.  


Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: 2M8L   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

The importance of developing a graduate workforce of professionals who are able to play an active part in helping young children achieve the best possible start in life is a major issue that governments are addressing in the UK and abroad. Early Childhood Studies not only offers a firm foundation for future career options, it also presents an opportunity to undertake rigorous academic study that is informed by a variety of disciplines including sociology, psychology, policy and gender studies.


Education degrees with Foundation Year

The Foundation Year offers you the opportunity to grow in confidence in academic study through the development of key skills and the exploration of diverse themes and cutting-edge developments in a large array of subjects areas in Education and other Schools.


Education Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: X302   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

There is recognition that education is not confined to schools. Learning is to be found in a wide range of settings and institutions, such as the family, communities and the workplace. This idea will permeate your studies. Central to this programme is the examination of the idea that learning can take place in many different locations and many of these will be examined and evaluated.


Education Studies & Sociology BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L3X3   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

As an Education Studies & Sociology student, you will be challenged to look at your own education to consider political decisions with greater understanding, to evaluate major education movements with greater objectivity and to express your own ideas with greater clarity. The programme also aims to provide students with a rigorous academic study that explores a range of sociological issues. 


Education Studies with Special Educational Needs & Inclusion BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: M1X3   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Do you have an interest in exploring ideas of difference and normality? This degree engages you in the debates and challenges around Special Educational Needs andInclusion (SENI) providing a strong foundation for a career in this important area. This course explores a range of concepts and practice related to SENI, including disability, difference, labelling and inclusion.


Primary Education 3 - 7 years BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: X310   Duration: 3 years full-time

If you are passionate about wanting to be a primary school teacher and you have gained some experience of working in primary classrooms, then a degree in Primary Education, leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, could be the right course for you. York St John University has a long and proud history of Initial Teacher Education, producing high quality primary school teachers who enjoy excellent career prospects.


Primary Education 5 - 11 years BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: X320   Duration: 3 years full-time

If you are passionate about wanting to be a primary school teacher and you have gained some experience of working in primary classrooms, then a degree in Primary Education, leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, could be the right course for you. York St John University has a long and proud history of Initial Teacher Education, producing high quality primary school teachers who enjoy excellent career prospects.


Youth Work and Community Development BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L410   Duration: 3 years full time | Part-time options available on request

Youth and community work is a demanding, exciting and fulfilling field of education.  Youth and community workers are good at building relationships with individuals and groups, helping to support people and make a difference. Youth and community workers practice in a wide range of settings, so during your degree you will also study multi-agency working, case work and child protection. 


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