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Primary Education (Early Years) (with QTS) BEd (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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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

Combining an Honours degree and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), this course will enable you to teach within the early years foundation stage and across Key Stage 1. Theoretical and practical sessions in University give you a base for extensive classroom and early years experiences, where you will use your growing expertise in the age range 3-7. This course follows the same first year as the BEd (Hons) Primary Education but with specialisms in the second and third years. As such, you may switch between courses after the first year.**Why this course at Marjon?**• Diverse range of placement experiences, starting with a partner and gradually taking over full classrooms, in early years and nursery settings, including in London.• Optimise your CV for working in both primary and early years settings.• 100% of students go on to work or study within six months of finishing (Unistats 2018).• Engage with the areas of learning and development in the early years foundation stage alongside all the primary curriculum subjects, which is a standout feature on your CV.**What might I become?**This course enables you to start work as a Newly Qualified Teacher in a primary school or an early years setting, where expertise in early years would be a distinct advantage.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Primary Education – Early Years at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why Marjon graduates are the top earning education graduates in the South West**. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.**Book on to an Open Day at:****Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018*LEO data, Dept for Education 2017

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 84 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 55%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%



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