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Education Studies (Primary) 

The Open University UK

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24 months
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Are you interested in the education of children aged between 3 and 12? Are you thinking about pursuing a career within education, or becoming a primary school teacher? This Education Studies (Primary) diploma The Open University UK will give you a sound foundation for further study relevant to a range of roles in primary education.

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Overview

In the Education Studies (Primary)  diploma The Open University UK , you’ll develop your understanding of policy and practice in primary education, and gain the knowledge and skills needed to work collaboratively and equitably in a range of settings.

Key features of the course

  • Designed for people working with, or interested in the development and education of, children aged between 3 and 12
  • Offers a practice-focused qualification suitable for people working, volunteering or seeking to work in schools or in the wider education sector
  • Supports theory and evidence-based practice and professional development
  • Opportunity to choose from a range of option modules according to your needs or interests
  • Prepares you for further study, enquiry and research; and for careers in teaching and other roles within education

Skills for career development

This diploma provides an effective foundation for further study that may lead to a wide choice of career paths, in particular within education. It emphasises independent thinking, develops analytical and communication skills and will help you become a clear and confident writer – all attributes that are highly valued by employers. Specific skills you’ll develop include:

  • critically evaluating and effectively communicating information to others
  • retrieving, organising, synthesising and questioning arguments, opinions and qualitative and quantitative data
  • using a range of digital technologies effectively for study, online collaboration and to support your continuing professional development
  • planning and managing time and tasks and working to deadlines
  • identifying strengths and areas for development, and seeking and learning from feedback.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and teaching in the primary years
  • Developing subject knowledge for the primary years
  • Exploring childhood and youth 
  • Psychology of childhood and youth
  • Making a difference: working with children and young people

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

It is not possible to register for this qualification at the moment. We expect to open for registrations in March.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification. However, you must be aged 18 or over.
  • You do not need to be employed in a primary school in order to study this qualification. However, if you're not working in a school on a regular basis you are advised to negotiate opportunities to spend some time in a formal educational setting for children aged 3-12 (this can be in a voluntary capacity) to observe teaching and learning, and gain exposure to a practice context. 
  • We suggest that you spend 10 days in school when studying E103 and E209. It is your responsibility – not the OU’s – to ensure that you obtain the necessary Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check or equivalent for the setting and country in which you’re working. You should contact the relevant agency in your country for more information if you are in any doubt about your eligibility or to find out more.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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