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Education: Primary and Early Years BA (Hons) + Pgce

Bath Spa University
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
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Program description

Education: Primary and Early Years BA (Hons) + Pgce

We offer a wide range of modules for you to choose from. You’ll be able to explore education from many theoretical and ideological perspectives, which could give you that all-important edge when you begin your education career.

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Admission requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. Typical offers include A-level grades CCC in addition to GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above in English, Maths and Science.

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Program content

This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the programme document (below the main image on this page) for more information.

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Education for Change
  • Changing Schooling
  • Introduction to Primary Schools
  • Working with Young People in the Community
  • Controversial Issues in Special and Inclusive Education
  • Philosophical Enquiry and Education
  • A Case Study of Catalonia: Education, Space and Society
  • Educational History and Heritage

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Issues in Education Studies
  • Professional Practice in School
  • Understanding Classrooms
  • Literacy Learning in a Multi-media World
  • Supporting Learners with Additional Needs
  • Critical Approaches to Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties in Education
  • Environment and Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Youth in Society: Power, Politics and Participation
  • Values, Philosophy and Education: Dialogicality in Action
  • Evidence Based Education
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Dissertation Project: Part 1
  • Dissertation Project: Part 2
  • Teaching and Professionalism
  • Building Bridges: the Team Around the Child / Young Person
  • Learning in Mathematics
  • Creativity and Digital Technologies in Education
  • Education, Policy and the State
  • Childhood, Reading and Children’s Literature
  • Mental Health, Wellbeing and Education
  • Young People, Identities and Subcultures
  • Professional Practice: Supporting the Dyslexic Learning in the Classroom
  • Learning in Science
  • Culture, Creativity and Society: Perspectives in Art Education
  • International Perspectives in Early Childhood
  • Identity, Philosophy and Education
  • Symbolic Representations: Young Children Making Meaning

Tuition fees

UK and EU students full time fee for year 1 is £9,250

International students full time fee for year 1 is £13,300

Career opportunities

Successful completion of the undergraduate degree leads to a guaranteed interview for our Oftsted Outsanding rated Primary and Early Years PGCE course.

Our students often enter the teaching profession in local schools and a range of other settings, and benefit from continued participation in School of Education community of research and practice.

Flexibility is key; this course is designed to inform a range of education careers - from classroom teaching, to advisory roles that inform policy and practice both nationally and internationally.

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Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a top UK university for creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University ensures that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens....

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Bath Spa University

Newton Park
BA2 9BN Bath
United Kingdom

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