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Bachelor's Programme in Education
180 ECTS credits - 3 years - Kristiansand
Higher Education Entrance Qualification.
The bachelor of Education is a broad
academic programme that qualifies students for various kinds of
work. The programme has a distinct didactic profile and
students will during the programme be introduced and trained in
educational research and development work.
Students must have 80 ECTS credits of education of which at least 20 credits must be advanced courses (level 2).
Th following courses may comprise the advanced work on level 1:
- PED105 Education, Media and Technology
- PED106 Educational Professional Development
- PED107 Education and Globalization
- PED121 Peace - dialog and understanding
- PED128 Learning and learning processes
- PED136 Gender and Equality in a Global Perspective
- PED139 Introduction to the Educational field
- PED140 Group, Interaction and Communication
The following courses comprise the advanced work on level 2:
- PED201 Education
- PED202 Professional Curriculum studies
- PED216 Education in Norway and Comparative Education
- PED217 Didactics in Scandinavia
- PED221 International Issues in Inclusive Education
- PED315 Counseling theory and practice I
- PED316 Counseling theory and practice II
Arrangements for the recognition of prior learning are described in the information on the institution under "General arrangements for the recognition of prior learning (formal, informal and non-formal)".
For a description of the examination regulations, see the Examination Regulations of the University of Agder.
For information about the Norwegian grading system, see ECTS credits and grades. Specific information on grading for each course is found in the individual course descriptions.
The Examination Regulations of the University of Agder regulate the graduation requirements for each programme of study.
3rd year - Elective programs (60 ECTS credits)
One-year programme (60 ECTS
Topical courses (30 + 30 ECTS credits)
Counseling and Educational leadership (60 ECTS credits)
Civilization and Equal Opportunities (60 ECTS credits)
On sucessful completion of the programme, the student
- be able to comprehend basic conceptions in education, didactics, "Bildung", learning,
upbringing and socialization
- be able to relate the basic conceptions in education to social problems about education, media, globalization and professionalism
- have an introduction in educational research- and developmentwork
The learning outcomes will vary according to the elective specialisations
On successful completion of the programe, the students should either
- have professional analytical skills
- be able to plan, organize, implement and assess communicative, training and/or educational activities in various contexts
- have a basic competence within the areas Civilization and Equal Opportunities
Lecture,literary analysis, group work,
seminars,guidance and training in managing meetings/groups as
well as presentation forms.
Students will learn to work both individually and in groups. Students must pass the compulsory assignments in order to take the examination.
Group works are compulsory and there will be no opportunity to hand in an individual work instead of a group work.
No groups are completed until all students attend to a group. Students organize their own groups, if any students fall outside, he or she will be placed in a group by the lecturer.
The groups may consist of 3-6 students.
The assessments will vary according to the distinctive character of the modules and will consist of: home assignments, group and project assignments and presentations - individually or in groups.
Third-year students may spend one or two semesters atttending a university with which Agder University has a collaborative agreement.
Completion of the programme provides students with the
professional skills necessary for being able to plan, organise,
implement and assess communicative, training or educational
activitiesin in various contexts. Relevant employment
opportunities include the following:
- schools and educational, administrative and pedagogical centres - cultural and after-school activities (SFO, clubs, volunteer organisations) - social work related to children and adolescents - technology and ICT in relation to education and communication completion of the Bachelor's Degree Programme in Education qualifies the graduate to continue on to the Master's Degree Programme in Education.
Bachelor´s Degree in Education
Ilmi Willbergh (38141246
Faculty of Humanities and Education