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Education Secondary and History (with Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Gain the classroom experience employers are looking for through placements in schools each year.- Join our long-standing and highly respected Institute for Education, and benefit from strong partnerships with schools.- On successful completion of the undergraduate degree, you'll qualify for a guaranteed interview for our Secondary PGCE.This secondary education degree is designed to enable you to gain real teaching experience before you embark on your PGCE. You'll study Education - in the broader contexts of professional practice, policy, teaching and learning - alongside the subject you're most passionate about.In teaching, subject expertise and enthusiasm isn't enough to give you the edge. This award gives you the practical experience of working in schools with young people that employers are looking for.The course offers a guaranteed interview for our Secondary PGCE, and is flexible; we'll support you in achieving your aspirations as a professional educator - however they develop during the programme. You'll benefit from our tutors' wealth of research and practice-informed expertise when you join this community of learning and practice.Combined with History, which at Bath Spa is anything but typical. First, there’s our amazing location – you’ll be based at our idyllic Newton Park campus, which boasts grand Georgian buildings and a fortified manor house dating back to the fourteenth century. With our modern, purpose-built study spaces, and Bristol just on the doorstep, you’re perfectly situated to enjoy the best of old and new. Plus, there’s a wealth of other sites to discover nearby, including Stonehenge and Avebury.**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 2020

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.

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A level : CCC - BCC

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

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

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

Practical experience and industry insights are integral to each course, with opportunities to learn new skills and partner with an industry mentor.
The university takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. It scored a first-class award in the 2019 People and Planet Green League.
Home from home: accommodation ranges from city-centre to on-campus, and Bath is recognised as one of the safest student cities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 81 3

    78th out of 93 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    97 49%

    79th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    70th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    98 47%

    79th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    63rd

    25

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