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Primary Education (two-year accelerated degree) BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Prepare yourself to become a teacher with London Met’s accelerated degree in Primary Education. This two-year long full honours degree equips you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to go on and build your professional career, including access to Qualified Teacher Status.In the 2020 National Student Survey, 92% of our Primary Education students said they had access to resources and facilities that supported their learning.**More about this course**If you want to build your career in teaching children, London Met’s BA Primary Education offers you an opportunity to join the education workforce in rapid time. The course builds on proven excellence in teacher training and the study of education to offer a sound foundation of knowledge, skills, and understanding from which to launch your career as an informed, effective, critical professional. We believe that professionalism is rooted in the ability to think clearly, act decisively, and exercise a reflective intelligence informed by research-based innovation, ethical judgement, and a capacity to work in collaboration with others. Building on our strong network of professional partnerships, learning in the workplace provides opportunities to gain an abundance of experience. This is complemented by critically-informed reflection, under the direction of our internationally recognised academic staff. The curriculum is designed to equip you in becoming an effective practitioner as well as build your understanding of educational systems.Your work will meet the challenges of uncertain futures in complex, modern societies. The degree may be accelerated, but it offers full access to all of the University’s sports, social, and scholarly networks as well as expert careers and other advice, including support for disabilities and recognised special educational needs. Opportunities to work and study abroad may be available within the programme. Whether work or social, opportunities for collaborations across our diverse student body will make your experience at London Met unforgettable. Studying at London Met, you'll receive a professional education that enables you to be both locally responsible and globally-networked.Our graduates pursue careers in:- Primary teaching [after completing a one-year PGCE]- Social work [after completion of a two-year MA Social Work]- Education settings in a variety of roles - Charities and Local Community projects- Further and Higher Education lecturing- Government, private and voluntary sectorsThe formal title of the course is Primary Education BA (Hons). This is what will be shown on the certificate and transcript.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,770per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBC

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have: a minimum of three A levels with grades BBC (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma); GCSE English and either Mathematics or Science at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). If you have not passed any of the required GCSEs at Grade C/4, you can study for them at private centres.


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University information

London Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 84 24

  • Entry standards

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    99 48%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    32 32%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%



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