Education is arguably one of the greatest influences not just on personal development but on society and nations.
Education Studies is relevant to questions of justice, rights and freedom. Students often take Education Studies as a background to a graduate teaching qualification but refer to Teaching if you want to do a Bachelor of Teaching.
DegreesBachelor of Social Sciences
Education Studies can also be taken as a second major or supporting subject within most degrees.
Papers offered in TaurangaHDCO100 Human Development
PCSS101 Educational Studies
PSYC102 Social and Developmental Psychology
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology
200 Level and Beyond
200 and 300 level papers cover social justice, sexuality, social class, Maori education, post-colonialism, computing, adult education, workers education and the history of education.
Read more about studying Education Studies at the University of Waikato, Hamilton campus.