Why BA Primary Education (QTS) with us Teaching in a primary school is one of the most rewarding careers you can have and a BA (Hons) in Primary Education will give you the experience and support you need to succeed in your studies and achieve Qualified Teacher Status. You will be working with a team of teachers and other adults to support children (aged 5 to 11) to succeed inside and outside the classroom. The course is taught using a blended learning and teaching approach, combining practical workshops and seminars, by expert tutors with extensive experience working in educational settings, ensuring you are well supported to achieve the best results. Our BA Primary Education is a highly competitive programme with a curriculum that has fully embedded the Core Content Framework for Initial Teacher Training. All our students are dedicated individuals with a passion for developing the experience and skills needed to become an excellent teacher. You will have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required to fully meet the Teacher Standards by the end of your training programme. You will learn through a mix of theory and practice to develop the ability and confidence to teach all the subjects in the National Curriculum to children in Reception, KS1 and KS2. You will benefit from the guidance of expert tutors who bring a wealth of professional experience to their teaching, and who are widely published across disciplines such as multilingualism, diversity and child development. Develop practical teaching skills with our hands-on methods You will combine studying on campus and online, with practical classroom experience at one of our partnered primary schools in London and the surrounding areas. We have excellent relationships with schools across the capital and home counties. The nature of the course allows you to return to University to reflect on your practical application. The teaching quality and individual support for students on the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programmes at Middlesex consistently produce the highest outcomes and very high employment rates of our trainees who typically gain their first teaching appointments during the course. Our primary education courses have been highly rated by Ofsted (the official body for inspecting schools and education), so you know that you will be getting the best quality of training. Get the support you need to succeed You will be among graduates with a strong reputation for their learning and education skills. You will be allocated a Personal Tutor to receive the academic and well-being support that you need as well as a wealth of University resources and Learning Enhancement Team support.
Year 1 - Compulsory The Core Curriculum: Subject Knowledge Development (20 credits) Primary Professional Practice One (20 credits) Physical Education (10 credits) Computing in the Primary Curriculum (10 credits) Science and Design Technology in the Primary Curriculum (10 credits) Mathematics in the Primary Curriculum (10 credits) English in the Primary Curriculum (10 credits) Creativity and the Arts (20 credits) Discovering the Humanities (20 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory English: Creative Literacy (15 credits) Cross Curricular Learning and Teaching (20 credits) Inclusive Practices for Children with SEND (10 credits) Religious Education (10 credits) Primary Professional Practice Two (30 credits) Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing (10 credits) Investigating Science (10 credits) Mathematics: Mathematical Literacy (15 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Primary Professional Practice Three (60 credits) Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching Across the Curriculum (20 credits) Inclusive Practices Beyond the Classroom (20 credits) Core Curriculum Two (20 credits)
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on course page at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/primary-education-qts Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
|With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
|With at least 51 in all components
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Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.