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Primary (Special Educational Needs 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


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Get the best preparation to take on the challenge of a career as a primary Special Educational Needs (SEN) specialist. With teaching methods shaped by our own research expertise, and plenty of on the job training in the classroom, you will gain the confidence and experience you need to work with SEN students in a variety of roles and settings. We will support you to explore the diversity of how children learn and develop your own toolkit for inclusive and effective teaching.• Launch your career – integrated Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) means you can begin your teaching career immediately.• Gain invaluable practical experience teaching in schools, equipping yourself with the professional skills you need to be a successful, confident primary school teacher.• Stand out from the crowd: your specialism will enable you to be a subject leader in schools.• Boost your employability – throughout the course you’ll be supported in preparing for interviews and entering the workplace.• Expand your horizons, enhance your practical experience and set yourself above the competition by taking the opportunity to teach and study abroad.• Benefit from studying a course rated 'Good' by Ofsted (2013/2014) and learning from an academic team who are leading the way in their subjects, carrying out research that turns heads worldwide.• Learn through interactive workshops and with no end-of-year/semester exams.• 100 per cent of students were in work/study six months after finishing and 90 per cent of those in employment six months after the course were in a professional/managerial job. 81 per cent of students agreed staff made the subject interesting and 86 per cent of students agreed they got sufficient advice and support

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,200per year

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

University information

University of Plymouth

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  • Campus address

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

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%



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