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Primary Education Studies (Accelerated) BA (Hons) University College Birmingham



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**OVERVIEW****Do you have a passion to pursue a career in education? Are you interested in working with children in schools and other learning environments, or even becoming a teacher? Our accelerated Primary Education Studies degree offers you the chance to gain an in-depth understanding of how children learn and how primary education has developed, both in the UK and worldwide.**Focusing on the development of children aged three to 11, this primary education course examines four key areas – practitioner identity, the child as a learner, the learning environment and political and cultural context – to give you both a theoretical and practical understanding of learning and teaching within a range of settings. You will learn how educational policies and curricula are developed and gain the skills to work collaboratively in a range of roles, as well as undertaking placements in a variety of environments.Giving you a full undergraduate degree in just two years, this accelerated course offers a swift route for you to progress onto qualified teacher training, such as our PGCE Primary Education (QTS). It also opens the doors to a wide range of other career opportunities, from working in primary schools, museums, cultural institutions and charities to educational research.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Accelerated degree** – Start your future in just two years with our accelerated primary education degree, with the opportunity to progress onto teacher training (PGCE) or move directly into industry- **Work placements** – Test your training in the real world on multiple work placements in a variety of industry settings, from schools and charities to museums and theatres- **Specialise your studies** – We work with you to provide experience relevant to your career aims, allowing you to explore particular roles and sectors within the education field**PLACEMENTS**Our course features two placement modules (one per year), placing you within a range of settings in order to gain hands-on experience of the different areas where education professionals may work.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Community education officer- Museum education officer- Education administrator- Education consultant- Learning mentor- Primary school teacherYou could also progress onto a PGCE or one of our other postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website for the latest updates to this course**

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Here are the different ways in which you can study Primary Education Studies (Accelerated) BA (Hons).

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees

£12,500.00 (12,84,603) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




University College Birmingham

Summer Row,



B3 1JB, England

Entry requirement for international students

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