Professional Education (Primary) with Specialism in Early Years BA (Hons)

University of Stirling

Key Information

Course duration: 4 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 8th for Education (View subject table)

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  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    95.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    3.93 / 5.00


UCAS Course Code: XX13

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: BBB To include Biology, Chemistry, French, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology or Spanish.GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature at grade B (or new level 6). GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or new level 6)
SQA Higher: AABB AAAB over 2 sittings.To include Biology, Chemistry, French, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology or Spanish.Higher English at grade B and National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at grade B or equivalent.

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Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £12,140 per year

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The Course


This course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to start a career in one of the most rewarding professions. We’ll prepare you to teach across the whole curriculum and primary age range, and also enable you to develop a specialist in a particular area. You’ll be taught by world-leading academics and outstanding teachers who are seconded from schools to work at the University. This ensures you can access cutting-edge practice and research throughout your primary teaching degree. Our pioneering approach of studying education with a subject specialism, gives you the time to excel in teaching, critically reflect and grow in confidence. Our graduates are passionate about children’s education. Over the course of your four year degree, you’ll develop essential teaching skills for primary education. In addition, the ability to specialise in an area gives you an edge in a competitive job market. You’ll also develop a number of transferable skills, ideal if you choose to take another career route, including: communication, presentation skills and confidence.

Start Dates

  • 9 September 2019 at Stirling

University of Stirling

University League Table Ranking: 40th

The University of Stirling is an innovative university with a pioneering spirit and a passion for creating impact. Located at Scotland’s heart, Stirling offers over 300 flexible courses designed to develop forward-thinking graduates from around the world.

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Postal Address

University of Stirling
Grange Road

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