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Education

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Ayr Campus

Content

If you’ve got a calling to teach then UWS’s BA Education will help you establish a career as a primary school teacher.

This degree is designed to equip you with the skills to work effectively within a primary school setting and will provide you with a broad-based education in contemporary subjects.

UWS’s BA Education also offers the flexibility of combining your studies in education with a specialism and provides valuable opportunities for school placement throughout each year of study – giving you the hands-on experience needed to complement your academic studies.

This degree provides a broad base in contemporary subjects and will provide you with the necessary skills to become an effective primary school teacher.

Flexible study options allow you to combine your studies in education with a specialism, including: Literacy; Mathematics; Health & Wellbeing; Science; Languages; and Inclusive Education.

As part of your studies, you’ll spend 30 weeks on integrated classroom placements so that you gain hands-on experience to complement your academic studies

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB including English plus Maths at National 5 at B.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at AABB including English plus Maths at National 5 at B.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Employment opportunities for primary teaching graduates are good, with new graduates entering a guaranteed one-year post. This enables graduates to complete their one-year probation.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

X100

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Education

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other