University of Greenwich

Primary Education Studies (2 Year Accelerated Degree) University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our intensive two-year accelerated degree in primary education will develop your awareness of current practice in primary schools and early years settings.
You will be taught by specialists who have links in primary education and have the chance to gain hands-on experience on school-based placements. This degree course is ideal if you want to gain Qualified Teacher Status by applying for a School Direct or PGCE course once you've graduated.

Course details


Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
Philosophy of Primary Education (30 credits)
Personalised Learning 1 (15 credits)
The Child and the Primary Curriculum (30 credits)
Academic Methods (15 credits)
History and Politics of Primary Education (30 credits)
Induction (BA H Primary Education 2 Year Accelerated Degree) (15 credits)
Preparation for ITE, Employability or Further Study (15 credits)
Child Psychology and Development 1 (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
Personalised Learning 2 (15 credits)
Engaging Primary Learners (30 credits)
Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Issues in Primary and Early Years Education (30 credits)
The Child and the Primary Curriculum (30 credits)
Technology Enhanced Primary Education (15 credits)
Enquiry Project (2 Year Accelerated Degree) (30 credits)
Analysis of School and Enrichment Placements (15 credits)
Child Psychology and Development 2 (15 credits)

Assessment method

Students will have range of assessment experiences, including:
Presentations (group, and individual)
An assessed debate
A comparative study
A personal statement and employment preparation
Annotated bibliographies
A research project.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 9K65
Institution code G70
Campus name University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
Campus code A

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma We will consider combinations of Distinctions, Merits and Passes that total 112 UCAS Points.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 3 GCSEs (grade 4/ (C) including English Language and Maths

Occupational Health Screening and Disclosure and barring service check required

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Occupational health screening

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS

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