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Stranmillis University College

Mathematics & Science with Education

UCAS Code: XG10

Bachelor of Education (with Honours) - BEd (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

GCSE - Minimum C in Maths, English & BB in Double Award Science GCE A Level Subjects Required - Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry or Biology

UCAS Tariff

104

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44%
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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Secondary teaching

The BEd (Post-Primary) course qualifies you to teach within the 11-19 age range and provides opportunities to develop transferable skills for employment in other educational/training settings. The programme has recently been reviewed in order to take account of recent curriculum initiatives in the post-primary sector. The programme comprises the inter-related strands as shown above and offers a wide range of flexibility so that progress through the BEd is largely self-directed.Years 1 and 2 of the course will be foundation years in which you will study common, compulsory modules in Education Studies and Professional Studies. You will specialise in an academic subject (or combination of subjects), in Learning for Life and Work and in Literacy and Numeracy. In order to help you to embrace successfully the challenges of study at undergraduate level, one module will have a Study Skills focus.In Years 3 and 4, you will continue to specialise in your chosen academic subject (or combination of subjects) and choose from a range of additional specialist modules including the opportunity to select from a range of specialist options. This flexibility aims to give you an opportunity to specialise in a particular chosen area, for example, in the area of Pastoral Care, Special Educational Needs, 14-16 Occupational Studies or Essential Skills.Education and Professional StudiesEducation and Professional Studies is offered in each year of the post-primary degree programme. Students are taught using innovative methodologies in tutorials, workshops, seminars and lectures, where they critically consider evidence from a range of media such as visual media, electronic journals and library texts. Each module has a particular focus (such as Assessment for Learning or Children with Special and Additional Needs) but throughout students are made aware of the primacy of the learner.

The Uni


Course location:

Stranmillis University College

Department:

Education

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Secondary teaching

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Teacher training

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
89%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
94%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

93%
Library resources
96%
IT resources
94%
Course specific equipment and facilities
72%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
24%
Male students
76%
Female students
93%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Teacher training

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£21,000
low
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
97%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

95%
Teaching and educational professionals
2%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
1%
Welfare professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

The stats above mainly cover teaching degrees for training and qualifying in primary school education. These tend to be three or four-year courses — check with course tutors about how long you will need to study to get your Qualified Teacher Status. Most graduates go into teaching roles — usually primary school teaching, so these courses have good employment rates and starting salaries. We have a shortage of teachers of all kinds, which is deepening, and whilst many of the most severe are at secondary level, the prospects for this degree are not likely to take a downturn any time soon.

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