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Studies in Primary Education BA (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: 9X73

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Studies in Primary Education** is intended for students with career aspirations that encompass the wide variety of roles relating to primary education. After completing your degree, you may go on to a teacher training course that recommends qualified teacher status (QTS) or into one of the many associated roles in educational settings. Students who complete the course and meet the criteria are **guaranteed an interview for a place on our PGCE course**.- **Studies in Primary Education** has been designed in response to the wide-ranging changes that have taken place across the primary phase sector and in teacher education and training. A key feature of the course is that it explores the range of professional, teaching, support and assistant related roles in primary school settings.- You will study the complex process surrounding learning and child development. You will gain essential insights into the theory and practice of learning in primary school settings and examine the key characteristics of effective teaching and the learner experience. The course will explore key areas of pupils’ experience including **socialisation, learning styles, creativity, Special Educational Needs (SEN), safeguarding and pastoral care**.- You will have the opportunity to explore the different ways in which creativity has been defined and conceptualised, and the relationship of imagination to the creative process. You will also consider the attributes of creative and imaginative practice as well as the environments and conditions for promoting imagination and creativity with children and young people.SPECIAL FEATURESThis is an interdisciplinary field of study that draws on philosophy, psychology and sociology of education. Our teaching groups provide an ideal environment in which to discuss the course material, learn from one another and gain confidence and understanding. You will be presented with the opportunity to complete a work placement locally, nationally or overseas. This provides you with a real life setting to apply the theories and practices that you have become familiar with and gain vital experience.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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UCAS Points : 96 - 144

You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.

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University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    116 58%

    57th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    48th

    19

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