Primary Education & Teaching Studies with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS

Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Primary Education & Teaching Studies with Foundation Year

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Course summary

The Primary Education & Teaching Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in education and teaching. Working with children can be challenging, unpredictable and one of the most rewarding professions available. The primary education sector is responsible for educating young minds, nurturing talents and contributing directly to the development and growth of future generations. The strength of the course lies in preparing students, who are unable to follow the more traditional route onto a degree course in Primary Education & Teaching Studies. Students who successfully complete their foundation year will then progress onto the Primary Education & Teaching Studies BA (Hons). The Primary Education & Teaching Studies BA (Hons) degree part of this course aims to supply knowledgeable, enthusiastic and skilled individuals to local and national school centred teacher training institutions. It provides learners with theoretical and practical learning modules that underpin the core concepts of effective education and teaching; which are relevant to both current practice in schools and the changing context of education in this country. Throughout the course you will be provided with opportunities to undertake practical learning, through a number of professional placements in early learning settings.


In the foundation – year one, the main study themes are: • Academic Skills for Health and Social Care • Working in the Health and Social Care Sector • Life Processes for Healthcare • Social Care Perspectives During the Primary Education & Teaching Studies degree part of the course, the main study themes are: Year Two • Child Development • Education Past and Present • Teaching and Learning in the Primary School • Children’s Literature Year Three • 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

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who do not have Level 3 (A-level or equivalent) qualifications. We can considered on an individual basis provided that you have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including English and Mathematics plus two years relevant work experience. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and Personal statement that outlines your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500* Year 1
Scotland £8500* Year 1
Wales £8500* Year 1
Channel Islands £8500* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Primary Education & Teaching Studies with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS