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Primary Education (5-11) with recommendation for QTS BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Headingley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Taking a creative, child-centred approach, your course will provide a solid grounding of all areas of primary education. With an emphasis on inclusion, creativity and critical reflection, you will learn the skills to ensure pupil engagement and achievement. You will develop your critical thinking skills, coming to understand about your own teaching and learning style. You will question why other teachers work the way they do, and how you can learn from this. In each year of study, you will undertake a structured placement in one of our partnership schools. You will also undertake shorter placements which are directly linked to your modules and which will allow you to focus upon particular aspects of practice. These include phonics, behaviour management and teaching pupils for whom English is an additional language. Over the three years of study you will have the opportunity to develop and hone your practice in a wide range of contexts.As well as annual school experiences, you will have the opportunity to work creatively with children in a range of settings, including special schools, galleries and museums and schools in other countries.You will also have the opportunity to specialise in a specific subject area, including English, mathematics, science, primary languages or physical education. Gaining a subject specialism will make you highly sought after by prospective employers.We have been identified as one of the leading teacher training providers in England. We are one of only 25 universities to have had their initial teacher training allocations confirmed for the next three years, an acknowledgement by the Department for Education of their excellent provision.**RESIDENTIALS**During your first year you will have the opportunity to take part in a residential experience. This will be a chance to meet new friends and take part in a number of challenges to develop your problem solving and team working skills. Activities can include rock climbing, gorge scrambling, mountaineering, walking, canoeing and kayaking alongside academic tasks.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 120

A minimum of 80 points from two A Levels or equivalent qualifications. One of these A Levels needs to be a National Curriculum subject. General Studies is not accepted. If you are studying Biology, Chemistry or Physics to meet this requirement you must also achieve a `Pass' in the practical assessment, where that practical assessment is separated .

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University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett University is a global university, with an alumni community based in 153 countries around the world.
Degrees available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore. In-country staff provide application support and advice.
International students are eligible for scholarships of up to £5,000.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    110 55%

    66th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    69th

    35

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