Primary Education with QTS (3-7) (5-11) * BA (Hons) Jump to: Overview Course content Fees and finance Entry requirements Careers Facilities Assessment How to apply Key facts * This course is subject to validation Location: Stoke-on-Trent Campus Mode of attendance: Full-time Duration: 3 years full-time UCAS code: X112 Academic year: 17 September 2018 – 14 June 2019 September 2019 – June 2020 (dates to be confirmed) Enquire about this course Apply now Open day 24 March 2018, Stoke-on-Trent Campus Introduction The BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS provides a route into the primary teaching alongside gaining an education degree, which means you'll be able to go straight into your first job as a primary school teacher when you graduate. Our course puts learning at the heart of what we do. This means that your learning is at the centre of the course just as, when you are teaching, the learning of your school students must be at the centre of your work. The course is distinctive because it involves a mix of university input and school experience, close attention to your individual needs and a genuine sense of partnership with the schools that we work with. You'll undertake valuable and varied placements at each stage of the course in a range of settings. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS Course content Our full-time BA (hons) Primary Education provides intensive training leading to Qualified Teacher Status ('QTS') for early years establishments and primary schools in the 3-7 or 5-11 age range. The course will include theoretical foundations in: child development; learning strategies; primary curriculum and comparative education. Alongside this, throughout the award students will undertake placements in schools to develop their teaching and create links between theory and practice. Teaching staff You will be taught by an expert teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on the course. The team includes senior academics and professional practitioners with industry experience. Postgraduate research students who have undertaken teaching training may also contribute to the teaching of seminars under the supervision of the module leader. Our teaching is research-informed and 72% of our full-time staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy.