Education and TEFL BA (Hons)





About the course

This course offers you a unique opportunity to combine study of education with English language content - leading to a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) qualification and giving you access to significant graduate opportunities for a rewarding and fulfilling career either in the UK or overseas.

You’ll gain a deep understanding of the sociology, psychology and philosophy which underpin current educational thinking and practice, combined with specialist skills in teaching the English language. The TEFLi qualification is recognised by the British Council Accreditation Scheme and will open up to you a world of graduate opportunities.

With this qualification you could follow a dream to travel and work overseas (there is a potential for an overseas placement if you choose the Professional Placement Year option), embark on a teaching career by proceeding to further study with a Primary or Secondary QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) course, or explore education support roles in schools or with EAL (English as an Additional Language) education for adults or children.

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Successful completion of this course provides you with a qualification which could take you almost anywhere in the world. It opens avenues to of teaching careers working with children or adults either in the UK or overseas – with skills highly valued by a range of employers.

Choose BA (Hons) Education and TEFL and:

  • Learn a combination of practical skills and theory, through a combination of study, practice and real-life experience, giving you a valuable grounding for your future career, whether or not you ultimately choose to teach.
  • Study detailed English language and linguistics alongside the latest education theory and practice.
  • Develop your understanding of how English works, how it is used and how it is learnt as well as building your skills in lesson planning, materials development and class management.
  • Gain the British Council accredited TEFLi qualification, much sought after by employers, and giving you access to a huge choice of rewarding career opportunities in teaching and other areas.
  • Explore and expand your global outlook and opportunities to travel and work overseas.
  • Challenge yourself to continue your study at a higher level by carrying on to PGCE or QTS study.

Benefit from studying at a university highly-regarded for its quality teaching and world-leading research in applied linguistics and TEFL, with an excellent record of student satisfaction.

Education and TEFL - BA (Hons) - Bedford Campus

  • Apply Via - UCAS
  • Course level - Undergraduate
  • UCAS Code - X320
  • Campus Location - Bedford Campus
  • Start dates - Oct
  • Duration - 3 Years
  • Attendance - Full time | Part-time day

  • A downloadable version of the course specification is currently unavailable. For more information on course information please email - admission@beds.ac.uk




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Fees and Funding

  • The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the Academic Year 2018/19 is £9,250 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees. You can also apply for a maintenance loan from the Government to help cover your living costs.

    See www.gov.uk/student-finance

    The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help you finance your studies.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/scholarships

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

  • The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the Academic Year 2018/19 is £9,250 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees.

    See www.gov.uk/student-finance

    The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help you finance your studies.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/scholarships

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

  • The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the academic year 2018/19 is £11,500 per year. A prompt payment discount is available if you pay the full Year 1 fee before or at registration. There are also special scholarships available.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/intfees

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

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How to Apply

  • Application for most full-time undergraduate and foundation courses is via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

    We expect to receive UCAS applications between 1 September and 15 January for courses starting in the following academic year, but may consider applications received after this date should places be available.

    Please contact admission@beds.ac.uk for further details.

    All UK schools and colleges are registered with UCAS to manage their students' applications. Advice on how to submit your UCAS application is available from your school or college.

    If you are not at school or college (including mature students) you should apply independently via UCAS

  • EU students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply via UCAS or direct using our admissions form

  • International students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country
    You can also apply online

    Find out more about how to apply as an International student

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