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Primary Education Studies BA (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Do you dream of educating the next generation? If you’re passionate about helping children to reach their potential, our Primary Education Studies degree is for you.Our 3 year degree will prepare you to join postgraduate Initial Teacher Training.You needn’t be limited to primary school teaching, though. You might have your sights set on a career in the wider education sector, cultural institutions and NGOs, or related fields such as health and social work. On this degree course you’ll develop your understanding of primary education, and gain the knowledge and skills to work collaboratively in a range of settings.At ARU, we're proud to be ranked fourth in the country for Education in the Guardian League Table 2022. Our Primary Education Studies degree also scored over 90% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020.Our Primary Education Studies course is designed for those looking for a career working with children aged 3-12 and their families. It’s also a great option if you already work in education but want to learn more about the subject or progress in your career.We focus on education history, policy and the way children are taught today. You’ll graduate with a thorough understanding of classroom management, lesson planning, National Curriculum subjects, and the three Key Stages in primary education. We’ll also touch on special educational needs provision.Throughout the course there’s a strong focus on the core subjects that all primary-aged pupils study: reading, writing, maths and science. You’ll become familiar with teaching approaches and how to make adjustments to suit learners of all abilities.Of course, anyone working with children and families knows that it’s important to support the ‘whole child’ and so, as well as looking at education and teaching, we’ll explore related areas such as health, welfare, child psychology and children’s rights.While studying at ARU, you’ll have opportunities to observe teaching in local schools. We offer our Primary Education Studies course as a three-year degree or an accelerated degree, which you’ll complete in two years. When you graduate, you’ll be ideally placed to join a postgraduate teacher training course with one of our partners and return to us to complete your PGCE.

Which department am I in?

School of Education and Social Care

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

ARU Peterborough

University House,

Bishops Road,

Peterborough,

PE1 5BW, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Chelmsford Campus

Bishop Hall Lane,

Chelmsford,

Essex,

CM1 1SQ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Grades AAA at A level taken within two academic years prior to the time of application to include Chemistry or Biology; and one of either Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, plus one other.A Level resit grades at AAA will be accepted taken within two academic years prior to the time of application.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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