Undergraduate Courses

The School offers two programmes of study at undergraduate degree level and one University Certificate distance learning programme.

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Birmingham International Academy

Our Foundation Pathways at the University of Birmingham combine the highest standards of one of Britain’s leading global universities with a fully integrated student experience. Designed for international students who require a preparatory year prior to UK undergraduate study, the foundation programme is equivalent in learning to year 13 of the UK education system.

Find out more, on the Birmingham International Academy webpages.

Undergraduate Degrees

BA (Hons) Education 

The BA (Hons) Education degree is interdisciplinary and combines ideas and research from areas such as education, psychology, sociology, philosophy, social policy and history. It is designed for both UK/EU and international students who have career aspirations and/or academic interests in the fields of childhood and education. In the second year, you will have the option to study overseas at one of our partner institutions for the first term.

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BA (Hons) Education and Sociology

The Joint BA (Hons) Education and Sociology degree at Birmingham provides you with an opportunity to study Education and Sociology in equal proportions to Honours degree level. Students will combine the study of key issues facing contemporary societies; including globalization; the changing nature of work and the family; gender roles and multiculturalism; with the study of educational practices; processes and applications in a range of contexts and settings. 

Autism Spectrum (Webautism) University Certificate

This distance learning programme is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the autism spectrum. It will be of particular interest to those working with children and adults on the autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome.  

For general undergraduate enquiries, please email ug-education@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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