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Education Secondary and Geography (with Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: 39H0

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

On our Education Secondary course, you will combine your specialist subject with a degree in secondary education, which offers the ideal preparation for further study (PGCE Secondary). - Providing a strong foundation for a career in Secondary teaching this course allows you to combine a degree in Education with the subject you are passionate about.- Gain practical school-based experience from a Secondary school placement each year.- Tutors with a wealth of research and practice-informed expertise.- Benefit from our established partnerships with hundreds of schools across the South West- Employability focused; on successful completion of the degree you will be offered a guaranteed interview for a place on our PGCE Secondary course.This combined degree in Education Secondary offers the best possible start to your chosen career, by providing the foundations you need to embark on a career in secondary school teaching. It is designed to enable you to gain real experience of secondary schools before you embark on your PGCE. You'll study Education in the broader contexts of professional practice, policy, teaching and learning - alongside a 50% focus on your chosen subject specialism. To give you the edge, this award also offers the practical experience of working in schools with young people, which is exactly what employers are seeking. The course offers a guaranteed interview for our PGCE Secondary course, and is flexible; we'll support you in achieving your aspirations as a professional educator, however they develop during the programme. When you join this community of learning, you will benefit from practice-informed expertise and recent research in the Centre for Policy, Pedagogy and Practice (PPP), Centre for Research in Scientific and Technological Learning and Education (CRiSTLE) and Centre for Research into Equity, Inclusion and Community (CREIC). **More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BCC

A-level - Grades CCC preferred in addition to GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above in English, Maths and Science

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 84 4

    69th out of 71 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    101 49%

    79th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    21st

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    82nd

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    92 46%

    67th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    68th

    2

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