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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Education Studies (Primary)

UCAS Code: 1234

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Also required are GCSEs in English Language, English Literature and Maths with a B/6

Access courses will be considered on an individual basis. More information should be available with admissions in due course.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

English is required at Higher level with a grade 5 Maths is required at Standard level with a grade 5

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H3

English is required at Higher level at grade H2 Maths also required at ordinary level at grade O3

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

Will also require GCSEs in English Language, English Literature and Maths with a B/6

Scottish HNC

Pass

Relevant HNCs will be available for admissions in due course. These must include a B in the graded unit. Applicants applying with an HNC must also have Higher English at grade B and National 5 Maths/Applications of Maths with a grade C

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B

Higher English is required at a grade B National 5 Maths/Applications of Maths also required at grade C

UCAS Tariff

112-114

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Our new teacher education portfolio will sit within the Division of Psychology and Sociology at QMU and will share the reputable approach taken by our psychology and sociology courses in being intellectually rigorous and student-centred, with a focus on wellbeing, social engagement and diversity at their core.

This new course will not just provide you with a qualification in teaching, you will also be able to specialise in an area from our existing courses, become a researcher-practitioner by engaging in research from the outset, and gain valuable professional experience. This new course is designed to meet the challenges as well as recognise the rewards of teaching children in the 21st century. It will prepare students by actively engaging them in contemporary issues in psychology and sociology, and helping them develop a sound knowledge-base of children’s developmental pathways and the range of factors that affect them, studying, for example, the impact of poverty and deprivation in early years.

Students will also learn about global health and learning inequality, the impact of adversities such as homelessness, neglect and migration and the importance of creativity and the natural environment for our wellbeing. Our teacher education courses are designed for people who want to make a difference in the world.

Students from Scotland, other parts of the UK and other Member States of the European Union, who are studying at a Scottish Higher Education Institution are eligible to join the Teacher Induction Scheme (TIS). The Teacher Induction Scheme offers a guaranteed one-year training post to every eligible student graduating with a teaching qualification from one of Scotland's universities.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£1,820
per year
International
£13,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Department:

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

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