Primary Education & Teaching Studies BA (Hons) (CU London Dagenham)

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Primary Education & Teaching Studies BA (Hons) (CU London Dagenham)

The aim of this BA (Hons) Primary Education & Teaching Studies course is to supply knowledgeable, enthusiastic and skilled individuals to local and national school centred teacher training institutions.

The programme provides theoretical and practical learning modules that underpin knowledge and understanding of concepts of education and teaching; which are relevant to both current practice in schools and the changing context of education in this country.

Entry Requirements

Entry levelWhat we're looking for
HNC64 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.
HND80 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.
Degree104 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0 (HNC - year 1/HND - year 2) or 6.5 (Degree/Top Up - year 3). If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

This degree provides a range of career opportunities for our graduates, with most going on to pursue a vocational career in the primary education sector - one of the most rewarding professions available.

The skills taught are transferable, which allows our graduates to pursue an alternative career path if they wish. These include, but are not limited to, Family Support Worker, Education Officer, Learning Mentor, Widening Participation, SENCO, Attendance Officer and Teaching Assistant roles.

Course Details

This comprehensive degree will equip you to engage, motivate and inspire young learners in a wide range of schooling environments.

From child development theories to consideration of varied perspectives of primary education, you will learn responsive and innovative techniques to support effective curriculum delivery, drawing on advanced knowledge of child development and theoretical perspectives.

Year One

Child Development
Education Past and Present
Teaching and Learning in the Primary School
Children’s Literature

Year Two

Theoretical Perspectives of Learning
Introduction to the Sociological Perspective of Education
Teaching the Core Curriculum
Research Methods

Final Year

Inclusion in Special Education Settings
Creating the Curriculum
Science and the Wider Curriculum
Research Project

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