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Primary & Outdoor Education BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: NX75

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**The environment around us is perhaps the greatest classroom of all, where our abundant natural resources make for exciting learning and teaching opportunities. On this programme you'll explore how the outdoors and our environment can enhance a child's development in a world where environmental concerns and issues about well-being dominate our society.You'll investigate child development, learning, teaching and health and well-being through a range of modules that encompass primary schools, outdoor education centres and environmental challenges. The University of Worcester works in partnership with Herefordshire and Ludlow College to provide an excellent blend of core skills and knowledge with specialist teaching. An increasing amount of research is recognising the benefits that young people gain from experiences in the fresh air and freedom of the outdoors. Whether you are targeting a future career as a primary school teacher, planning to work in environmental education more widely, or seeking a career in the caring sector, this degree provides an extensive base of core skills, with a fresh approach that will enable you to work creatively with young people.**Key Features**- 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019- Progression pathway in to a career as a teacher with a further year of postgraduate study leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)- Excellent preparation for a range of future careers, including primary teaching, outdoor adventure, environmental education, or with organisations like the National Trust- 92% of the 2019 graduates gained a place on a post graduate teacher training course, or a job in the education or outdoor education sector, within two months of graduating- Diverse array of topics, including the woodland classroom, bush craft and expedition leadership- An inter-disciplinary approach, drawing on Worcester's established strengths in education, sports science and outdoor leadership- A strong international reputation, attracting students from Europe as well as the UK**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C/4 or above also required.

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    20

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