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 and Teaching Studies BA (Hons) with foundation year course is designed to prepare you for the more traditional route onto a degree course in Primary Education and Teaching Studies, giving you a solid grounding for building a career in education and teaching. The foundation year aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge relevant for progression onto a degree in health, social work, or social care in the statutory, voluntary, or private sectors. It sets a foundation for your journey to employment, creating great opportunities in health promotion and health development sectors through addressing health inequalities and tackling the damaging effects of smoking, alcohol, drugs and poor nutrition, in line with contemporary government initiatives. The Primary Education and Teaching Studies BA (Hons) degree course aims to equip you to engage, motivate and inspire young learners in a wide range of schooling environments. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Primary Education and Teaching Studies. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Primary Education and Teaching Studies. For the most up-to-date information about course modules, sandwich years or part-time learning, please visit our website.

Modules

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 We may update modules to keep course content relevant, please check our website for the latest module information.


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

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950* Year 1
Scotland £7950* Year 1
Wales £7950* Year 1
Channel Islands £7950* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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