Why study this course?
Prepare yourself for a career in primary teaching with this accelerated Primary Education degree. This two-year long, full honours degree equips you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to build your professional career, including access to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
An accelerated degree course only takes two years to complete by having three semesters instead of two. The three semesters are October to January, February to early May and May to late July.
More about this course
If you’re passionate about educating the next generation, London Met’s Primary Education BA will provide you with the skills and experience to join the education workforce in rapid time. This accelerated course will allow you to graduate in just two years, instead of the traditional three years.
You’ll build a sound foundation of knowledge, skills and understanding from which to launch your career. This course will help you form the ability to think clearly, act decisively and exercise intelligence, which you’ll achieve through research-based innovation, ethical judgement and a capacity to work in collaboration with others.
The internationally recognised staff will help you gain an abundance of experience. The curriculum is designed to aid you in becoming an effective teaching professional and build your understanding of educational systems.
The formal title of the course is Primary Education BA (Hons). This is what will be shown on the certificate and transcript.
Accreditation of Prior Learning
Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
Year 1 modules include:
Curriculum, Learners and Learning I (core, 30 credits)
Global Challenges: Inclusion in Practice (core, 30 credits)
Succeeding in HE: Criticality in Reading, Writing and Argument (core, 30 credits)
Understanding Education Policy, Themes and Issues (core, 30 credits)
Working with Children and Preparing for Professional Practice (core, 60 credits)
Year 2 modules include:
Action Research for Practitioners: Placement and Project (core, 60 credits)
Curriculum, Learners and Learning II (core, 30 credits)
Education and Children’s Lives: Social Worlds of Childhood (core, 30 credits)
From Elementary Schooling to ‘Good Primary Practice’ (core, 30 credits)
Teachers, Learners, and Schools in the 21st Century (core, 30 credits)
Where this course can take you
The two-year Primary Education BA is primarily focused on progression to the role of classroom teacher for children aged between three and 12, following subsequent completion of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
This course also supports those wishing to enter alternative professional roles specialising in children and their well-being. Our graduates can go on to be social workers (after completing a master’s degree in social work), work in charities and local community projects, plus work in roles that support for specific needs, mentoring, skills coaching and more.