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Primary (FS/KS1 with QTS) BEd (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Education (with Honours) - BEd (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Set yourself up for a successful career in early years education, developing the professional skills you’ll need to teach in schools and other settings in this sector. Shaped by our own research expertise, this course supports you in the study of education throughout the primary phase, and specialising in different forms of education for children from three to seven years old.- **Launch your career:** obtaining integrated Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), which means you can begin your teaching career immediately. Expand your horizons, enhance your practical experience and set yourself above the competition.- **FS/KS1 focus area:** this degree will look at teaching the ages from 3–7 but also look at the way the Foundation Stage feeds into KS1 and KS2 preparing you to work with children from any phase of primary education.- **No exams:** learn through interactive workshops and with no end-of-year/semester exams.- **Close links to the Master of Education (MA Ed):** this link enables students to achieve enhanced career progression in a profession in which masters level attainment is increasingly valued. - **Work based learning opportunities:** students benefit from a wide range of placement types within our partnership of over 500 schools and other settings, from single days to extended block placements to develop and consolidate QTS standards.- **Professional identity:** from the very start of the programme you are considered as a teacher in development. The programme supports you as you develop your professional standards and identity.- **Research-informed teaching:** not only are all modules enhanced by tutors’ active research interests but students are immersed in a research culture and benefit from learning about the advantages of researching their practice first hand.- **Student support:** within the Plymouth Institute of Education there is a strong ethos of support for all students. Your professional tutor will actively engage with you throughout the BEd programme to offer guidance and support in both academic and pastoral terms.- **OfSTED recognised**: recent inspection rated the Primary ITE provision at Plymouth as good in all aspects, with particular strengths in the partnership led elements of the programmes and the quality of the graduates.

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 84 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 59%

    35th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    30th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    53rd

    35

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