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Course summary

This degree gives you an opportunity to develop your skills, understanding, and knowledge about education in a primary school context. The degree focuses on education in a wide context including the importance of inclusion issues, how children learn and the professional values and practice involved in primary education. BA Education Studies: Primary is one of the very few degree programmes in the UK which focus on studying education in the primary school sector. The programme is available through the medium of English, through the medium of Welsh, or bilingually, and all lecturers are bilingual. Two observational placements are undertaken by all students, and there is an opportunity to spend a semester abroad.


Year One - Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Development Across the Lifespan (20 credits; compulsory) • Education: Past, Present, Future (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Learning Theory and Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Respecting Rights and Supporting Inclusion (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two - Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • All Means All (20 credits; compulsory) • Alternative Learning Environments (20 credits; compulsory) • Becoming a Primary Educator (20 credits; compulsory) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Educational Research (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three - Level 6 (BA) • Curriculum and Assessment Studies (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Learning Climates (20 credits; compulsory) • Making a Difference Together (20 credits; compulsory) • Well-being in Education (20 credits; compulsory).

Assessment method

Assessments include individual and group presentations, academic poster presentations, portfolios, written assignments and case studies. There are no examinations.

How to apply

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Carmarthen Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Education Studies: Primary at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS