University of Roehampton Primary Education

University of Roehampton Primary Education

University of Roehampton Primary Education

Why study at Roehampton

  • This course will provide you with excellent employment prospects: official figures show that 98% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education 2016 results).
  • You will benefit from significant school placement opportunities, leaving with at least 24 weeks classroom experience.
  • Roehampton is ranked the best modern university in London according to all three major UK league tables (Complete University Guide 2016, Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 and Guardian University Guide 2016).
  • You’ll be taught on our beautiful parkland campus in the heart of south-west London, a short distance from Putney and Hammersmith and just 30 minutes from the West End.


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Do you want to inspire young people and help change lives? Would you like to enjoy a great starting salary and a rewarding career?

Teaching offers all of this. Being able to educate and inspire future generations, seeing young children grow and develop with your help is unlike any other job.

As one of the UK’s most highly rated and longest-running providers of teacher education, we can offer you the best foundation for a successful career in the profession.

Completion of this degree will provide you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from one of the highest rated providers in the country.

If you study Primary Education at Roehampton you will be taught by a supportive, passionate and driven team of academic staff. Our experienced team strive to ensure you receive the best education and will encourage you to become a confident and successful teacher. In addition to our academic staff, we also have a range of support departments to help you with everything from dealing with money matters, to support with your studies.

BA Primary Education at Roehampton gives you the opportunity to focus on a particular subject of your choice, so you can learn to teach in area that you are passionate about and enjoy. We offer:

  • Art and Design
  • Design and Technology
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Computing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Studies
  • Science

In addition to your subject specialism you will also cover all of the National Curriculum Core and Foundation Subjects. You will examine learning across the curriculum, the interrelationship of these areas of knowledge, and the relationship between the Foundation Subjects and Core Curriculum subjects.

You will also study a range of modules which will hone your expertise and effectiveness as a teacher. You will learn how to manage a classroom, how planning and preparation contribute to the effectiveness of your teaching, how best to work with parents and other adults, and gain an understanding of childhood behaviour.

Our subject rooms are set up to include resources you will find in a primary classroom environment. This is important for your full immersion into the school environment and familiarity with the way classrooms are structured, and the type of resources teachers need on a daily basis.

Your placements at our partner schools will provide you with invaluable hands-on work experience giving you the confidence for your future career and a better understanding of how teaching words in practice.

All our academic staff have extensive teaching experience in schools, and many have served in local authorities or subject associations as advisory teachers, as Ofsted inspectors or as consultants. This means that our programmes are based on the reality of the classroom and the education system. Many work at the cutting edge of research in teacher education, which has a positive impact on the quality of provision for all of our students.

What our students say

“It is really important to study in seminar rooms, you feel like you’re in a real-life setting so you can get into teaching, you can use resources, be hands on and engage.”

Megan Griffiths
BA Primary Education

Career options

This course provides one of the strongest routes into a job. Our graduates from this programme are qualified to teach across the primary sector, including early years settings, independent and maintained schools, academies and also in SEN (Special Educational Needs) schools.




UCAS code

4D22 (Foundation and Key Stage 1) or 4N56 (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2)




Single honours

Entry tariff

2017 entry: 112 points

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General entry requirements »




3 years (full-time)

Tuition fees

£9,250 (2017; UK/EU)»

£13,000 (2017; International)»

Cash scholarships and bursaries available»

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Saturday 7 October 2017