Bishop Grosseteste University Primary Education

Bishop Grosseteste University Primary Education

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Primary Education BA (Hons)

Bishop Grosseteste University

Key Information

Course duration: 3 years

Mode of study: Full-time

Qualification: BA (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 53rd for Education (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards 286
  • Graduate Prospects 71.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction 4.10 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Institution Code: B38
UCAS Course Code: X120

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
GCE AS-level This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
SQA Higher This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
SQA Advanced Higher This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
UCAS Tariff: 112–96

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per academic year
Rest of UK students: £9,250 per academic year
EU students: £9,250 per academic year
Overseas students: £11,500 per academic year

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The Course

Summary

Here at BGU we consider ourselves experts in education and we’ve been training teachers for over 150 years. If you believe that you can inspire children to learn and are passionate about the role that primary education plays in shaping a child’s future, then you’d probably fit in well here. This course will equip you both academically and professionally for a career in teaching, leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). You’ll spend a significant amount of time in school throughout the course, and will be encouraged and supported as you learn to develop effective ways to teach the whole primary curriculum.

Modules

Year 1: Introduction of the foundation subjects; introduction to learning; introduction to teaching; introduction to the curriculum; introduction to school placement; developing skills and attitudes; environmental enquiry.

Year 2: Targeting learning; communication, culture and citizenship; investigating child development; school placement; contextualising the core curriculum; people, place and perception.

Year 3: Leading learning; perspectives on practice; the researching teacher; final school placement; non-QTS placement.

Assessment Methods

Assessment includes: School placements, academic essays, group and individual presentations, practical assignments, portfolios and examinations.

Start Dates

  • September 2017