BA (Hons) Education

University of The West of Scotland
United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 months
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 9,401
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 53,202

Entry Requirements

SQA Highers:

  • Over one sitting: 
    • ABBB including English (preferably B pass), SQA Intermediate 2 Mathematics (preferably B pass) or National 5 Mathematics or equivalent.   
  • Over two sittings:
    • GCE A-Levels: 
    • BBB, plus GCSE English Language and English Literature (A) and GCSE Mathematics (B or above).
  • Irish Leaving Certificate:
    • AAAB (to include English Higher at B2 or above, and Mathematics at Ordinary A2 or above). International Baccalaureate
  •  (IB) Diploma: 
    • 32 points (to include 3 Higher subjects (including English at 4 points) and standard Mathematics (5 points)). IB Diploma: 32 points (to include 3 Higher subjects (including English at 4 points) and Standard Mathematics (5 points)). IB Diploma: 32 points (to include 3 Higher subjects (including English at 4 points) and Standard Mathematics (5 points)).

Curriculum

Years 1 and 2
Core modules cover subjects such as Society and Lifestyles, Situated Communication, and Inter-professional Working. Placements in schools provide you with insight into the role of the teacher and the diverse range of professionals involved in the education and care of children and young people. They also enable you to begin to develop professional skills required.

Years 3 and 4
You will focus more on the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for effective primary teaching. You will become familiar with Scottish education and current initiatives in education. During periods of school placement, you are placed in a range of primary schools within local authorities in Scotland. Here, you gain professional skills to enable you to lead learning in pre-school and school.

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