BA (Hons) - Primary and Early Years Education (3-11) with QTS
Do you have the drive to change lives for the better? Want to inspire the next generation of learners? We’ll equip you with the training to make a difference as a passionate and enthusiastic primary and early years teacher. And, because the programme has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built-in, you can apply for a position as a teacher the minute you graduate.Apply
You’ll explore how children engage with the curriculum and examine a range of areas of school practice via focused modules. This will develop your knowledge, understanding and pedagogy, so you can make a positive contribution to young children’s lives.
You’ll learn about education in a variety of settings, and will spend at least 24 weeks working in school-based placements. There will also be opportunities to work with local children in our campus-based facilities, including an Early Years outdoor classroom.
Your supportive tutors have a wealth of teaching experience and good links with local schools. Optional international trips will further bolster your planning skills.
On this course you will...
- Achieve Qualified Teacher Status upon completion.
- Spend at least 24 weeks working with children in school-based placements, both locally and farther afield.
- Train to teach children aged 3-11 years, a uniquely broad catchment that gives you a wealth of diverse experience.
- Be taught in small groups with lots of opportunities to collaborate with your peers and tutors.
- Boost your employability in the education sector by studying an enhancement theme.
What our graduates say
I'd got my first full-time teaching job a month after I graduated. I started in July. In fact, I had to take time off work to graduate.
Studying at the University of Cumbria shaped my life and my career and I enjoyed every moment of it!
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