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Primary Education Studies BA (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree provides the opportunity to develop skills, understanding and knowledge about education in a primary school context.

Course overview

This course is designed for students who wish to study the development of children from the ages of 5-11. It also prepares students who may consider Initial Teacher Education programmes in the future and those who wish to work in settings and schools in a variety of employment opportunities.

Why study this course with us?

The course sits within a Faculty awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted for Primary Teacher Education in 2016. The tutors and primary settings that support the course are experts in their field. They provide a rich and varied wealth of experience and subject knowledge that enhances the student experience through University sessions, work-based learning and personal tuition.

In each year of study, there is the opportunity to study within a primary school setting so that theory and practice can be observed and employability skills can be developed. There will also be the opportunity to gain other qualifications such as First Aid, Makaton and Accredited Learning Support Assistant (ALSA).

Teaching methods

You will benefit from varied learning environments such as lectures, seminars, IT labs, specialist subject classrooms and work-based learning in primary settings. There are also opportunities to work in small groups and with a personal tutor.

Assessment

You will be assessed via a wide range of assessment types, such as presentations, portfolios, coursework, essays, work-based learning, and examinations.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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12,750per 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 Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    125 63%

    31st

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    65th

    20

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