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BEd (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BEd (Hons) 3 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

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% applicants receiving offers


  • Training teachers
Student score
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% employed or in further study
98% LOW
Average graduate salary
£22k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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Scottish Highers
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BTEC Diploma
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UCAS tariff points
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If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The University of St Mark and St John will provide you with a complete training covering the entire primary curriculum, as well as a specialism of your choice. Combined with this, the school-based experiences and teaching practices will enable you to become thoroughly prepared for taking on the role of class teacher from the outset of your first post in a school. The University has an unrivalled pedigree and heritage in training teachers, with the founders of the original Colleges of St Mark & St John inventing the notion of a serious preparation for teachers over 175 years ago. Since then, the University has had an unrivalled impact and reputation for populating this country, and indeed the world, with high quality, energetic new teachers. The high quality is still very much in evidence, with the National Student Survey (NSS) awarding us 98% for overall satisfaction for our initial teacher training in 2014. Our recent Ofsted report (July 2014) judged the University Teacher Education Partnership to be â??Good with outstanding featuresâ??. Key highlights are the outstanding leadership and management of primary and secondary programmes, high quality training, particularly in the teaching of reading, maths, behaviour management and teaching pupils with special educational needs, and highly professional trainees who make a positive contribution to all aspects of school life.


Year 1: Introduces students to the primary curriculum and to begins to develop students' skills as a student teachers. At the end of the year, students choose their specialism to study in years 2 and 3. Year 2: Students further their understanding of the many ways in which children learn. Students develop understanding of the foundation subjects and RE, the core subjects and how to plan and assess the learning in these subjects. Students also study some of the important issues in primary education including the inclusive classroom and special educational needs. Students begin to study their specialist subject in more depth and complete tasks in school to enhance their understanding of their subjects. There is an assessed block school experience during this year. Year 3: Consolidates students knowledge and understanding of children as learners and themselves as a learner and teacher, and equips students with the skills they need to become effective teachers. Studies include the identification of an area for the student's own research, usually linked to their specialism, which forms the 1st part of students' dissertations, the completion of their dissertations, and then there is further work on their specialist subject. As part of year 3, we run an annual 'Challenging Stereotypes' conference which investigates equality and diversity issues students may face when embarking on their new careers. The final assessed block school experience takes place during this year. There are opportunities to work in special schools and schools in London, Germany and Cyprus (Service Children's Education).

University of St Mark and St John

UCP Marjon is different. You'll find our warm atmosphere makes this a special place to study. Academically, our University College strives for excellence and we've built a reputation for being small and friendly. With around 3,500 students, our class sizes are small but we are large enough to provide excellent facilities and social activities.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
1% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
78% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
2% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
337 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
66% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
15% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% LOW
Average graduate salary £22k MED
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals


Graduates who are childcare and related personal services


Graduates who are other administrative occupations


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
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. But, be aware that primary school jobs are in short supply in some parts of the country, so if you hope to teach primary school children, don't expect to automatically be able to do so in your local area - you may still have to follow the jobs. That said, teaching roles are there to be found country-wide.
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