Education

University of Cambridge
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Overview Education at Cambridge The course at Cambridge is a rigorous and rewarding interdisciplinary degree. You follow one of three tracks, combining in-depth study of a particular field of interest with an examination of wider educational and social issues. The Education, Psychology and Learning track focuses on education from a psychological perspective; exploring human development and education in a variety of social and cultural environments. In Education, Policy and International Development you consider historical and contemporary discussions concerning these areas, and education’s role in economic and social change. Education, English, Drama and the Arts combines the study of drama and/or English literature with key issues in education, such as debates around creativity, learning and culture. Facilities and resources The Faculty of Education has excellent resources and state-of-the-art research facilities, including a psychology observation laboratory and a library that houses one of the UK’s best education collections. Active research forms the foundation of our teaching. You’re taught by academics who are at the forefront of their fields and who specialise in cutting-edge educational research. Professional qualifications and further study Our course provides excellent preparation for a wide range of Masters and doctoral research programmes, both at Cambridge – each track has close links to related MPhil programmes within the Faculty – and elsewhere. Alternatively, for those intending to teach, the course provides a foundation from which to proceed to some initial teacher training courses (eg a PGCE). Additional course costs There are no compulsory additional course costs for Education. Full course details are available on the Faculty of Education website and if you have any queries about resources/materials, please contact the Faculty (see fact file, right). Changing course Part II of Education is also available to...

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Requisiti: Entry Requirements Typical offers require A Level: A*AAIB: 40-41 points, with 776 at Higher Level For other qualifications, see our main Entrance requirements pages. Course requirements Required by all Colleges: no specific subjectsRequired by some Colleges: A Level/IB Higher Level in a subject relevant to the track you want to study All undergraduate admissions decisions are the...

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Psychology
IT
English
Drama
International
IT Development
Education Psychology
Psychology of Learning

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Course Outline Education Course Outline

In your Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ) you should indicate which track you’re interested in studying.

You attend four to six lectures and seminars, and one or two hours of supervision per week in the first year.

You’re assessed at the end of each year. Depending on the papers studied, this will be through coursework, written examination, or a combination of both. In the third year, all students also submit a dissertation.

Year 1 (Part IA)

You take four papers, including two compulsory Education papers:

  • Critical Debates in Education – introducing major themes in education and Faculty research
  • Language, Communication and Literacies – exploring the social, psychological and material context within which spoken language and literacy are developed

Your two remaining papers are determined by the track you’re following:

  • Education, Psychology and Learning – Learning and Human Development, and Introduction to Psychology
  • Education, Policy and International Development – Education, Global Inequalities and Social Justice; and a paper from choices in the Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) and Geography courses
  • Education, English, Drama and the Arts – Poetics, Aesthetics and Criticism; and either Drama Production or Literature and Culture
Year 2 (Part IB)

In Year 2, you take five papers. Two are compulsory – Designing Educational Research (a project in research design), and The Emergence of Educational Thinking and Systems (covering historical and philosophical perspectives on key aspects of education) – and you choose your third from several other education topics.

Your other two papers are track dependent:

  • Education, Psychology and Learning – Formal and Informal Contexts of Learning, and a psychology paper
  • Education, Policy and International Development – International Issues in Inclusion and Diversity in Education, and a paper from the HSPS course
  • Education, English, Drama and the Arts – two of International Literatures, Arts and Cultures; Theatre Practice and Production; one paper from a range offered in the English course
Year 3 (Part II)

You take five papers in the final year. All students take at least two papers on particular issues in education and write a dissertation of 8,000-10,000 words. For the fourth, you can take another issue in education paper, submit a second dissertation, or choose a paper from options in other relevant courses.

Your final paper is track specific:

  • Education, Psychology and Learning – Education, Neuroscience and Society
  • Education, Policy and International Development – Critical Debates in Education, Policy and International Development
  • Education, English, Drama and the Arts – either Children’s Literature, or Performance, Education and Society

For further information about studying Education at the University of Cambridge see the The Faculty of Education website.