Birmingham Newman University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newman University, Birmingham

Studies in Primary Education (with Foundation Year)

Course options

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Course summary

Birmingham Newman University offers an innovative foundation year to complement our undergraduate degrees. Our Foundation Year is the first year of a four-year degree. Completion of the Foundation Year leads into the first year of the 3 year degree in Studies in Primary Education BA (Hons). The foundation year provides an alternative route to an undergraduate degrees for those unable to meet the traditional entry requirements for a three-year degree and for those looking to build their confidence and academic skills. You apply via UCAS for the Studies in Primary Education (with Foundation Year) course and after successfully completing the first year you will progress onto the final three years of the degree. At this point there may be the opportunity to transfer onto a related degree at Birmingham Newman University. Such a transfer is subject to the agreement of the course tutor and meeting any additional entry requirements.

Modules

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.

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:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

We are currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for details.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
70%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
Studies in Primary Education (with Foundation Year) at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS