Our BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS course provides you with a variety of dynamic and diverse opportunities that will equip you to engage, motivate and inspire learners in a wide range of schools. The Department for Education (DfE) is introducing new requirements for initial teacher training delivered by all accredited providers from September 2024, which means the course information below is likely to change. Check bcu.ac.uk/courses for the latest information. This innovative programme is responsive to new initiatives in primary education and will enable you to become a highly effective and reflective teacher. Successful completion of the course offers you a degree and a teaching qualification. The course comprises five strands that combine to enable you to develop your skills and knowledge to become a committed, creative and confident primary school teacher. The strands are as follows:
- Core (English, Mathematics and Science and/or the prime and specific areas of learning from the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum)
- Professional Studies
- Foundation (all other National Curriculum subjects and/or the prime and specific areas of learning from the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum)
- Subject Study
- School-based Training.
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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- City South Campus, Edgbaston
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Occupational Health Clearance
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no subtest below 5.5|
Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6, with no subtest below 5.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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