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BA (Hons)Education (Primary) and Environment

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

Choose a Bachelor of Education (Primary) at the University of Stirling, and you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to start a career in one of the most rewarding professions.

You will be prepared to teach across the whole curriculum and primary age range, and also enable you to develop a specialism in a particular area. You can choose from these subject specialisms:

- Early Years
- The Environment
- Modern Languages
- Inclusive Practice
- Literacy
- Numeracy

You’ll be taught by world-leading academics and outstanding teachers who have strong partnerships with local – schools. This ensures you can access cutting-edge practice and research throughout your primary teaching degree. The pioneering approach of studying education with a subject specialism gives you the time to excel in teaching, critically reflect and grow in confidence.

Programme structure

You’ll follow a course of eight semesters (four years). This will lead to an Honours degree in Professional Education (Primary). Alternatively, seven semesters (three and a half years) lead either to a General degree or to a Bachelors’s degree in Professional Education. General degree students may only be able to qualify in one teaching subject.

Year 1
You’ll develop your understanding of Education theory and practice alongside your subject specialism in Semesters 1-2. You’ll also undertake a self-organised placement in a nursery for primary students.

Year 2
In Semesters 3-4, you’ll continue to study Education alongside your subject specialism. Your knowledge and understanding of literacy and numeracy will develop, along with a range of teaching skills. You’ll engage in on-campus microteaching that’s closely related to your education modules. This gives you the opportunity to teach small groups of children or your peers, and receive constructive feedback before undertaking a four-week school placement.

Year 3
In Semesters 5-6, you’ll continue to develop your understanding of teaching literacy and numeracy. To help you link theory and practice you will take a placement over 11 weeks (three days a week, Mon to Wed) and return to the University for two days to undertake an advanced education module with a focus on differences, identities and inclusion. You’ll also take a module that focuses on pedagogy, policy and practice in relation to your subject specialism.

Year 4
Semester 7 includes a 10-week school placement. In Semester 8, you’ll complete an Enquiry into Practice that’s closely related to your placement, and undertake an independent study of your choice, linked to your chosen specialism.

Career opportunities

Your teaching degree will also qualify you to enter into a wide variety of other professional roles, such as corporate training and development, museum and leisure education, educational psychology, translation, or media.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States