24 months
18600 GBP/year
11100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Prepare yourself to become a teacher with London Met’s accelerated degree in Primary Education. This two-year long, full honours Primary Education (two-year accelerated degree) (Hons) degree from London Metropolitan University equips you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to build your professional career, including access to Qualified Teacher Status.

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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 Primary Education (two-year accelerated degree) (Hons)  degree from London Metropolitan University 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 at London Met 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.

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 QTS.

This course also supports those wishing to enter para- or alternative professional roles within the primary school, including those offering support for specific needs, mentoring, skills coaching and more. As a full honours degree, it opens up options for postgraduate study and career development across a number of fields concerned with children and their well-being beyond the classroom.

Our graduates pursue careers in:

  • Primary teaching [after completing a one-year PGCE]
  • Social work [after completion of a two-year MA Social Work]
  • Education settings in a variety of roles
  • Charities and local community projects
  • Further and higher education lecturing
  • Government, private and voluntary sectors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum, Learners and Learning 
  • Global Challenges: Inclusion in Practice
  • Succeeding in HE: Criticality in Reading, Writing and Argument 
  • Understanding Education Policy, Themes and Issues
  • Working with Children and Preparing for Professional Practice 
  • Action Research for Practitioners: Placement and Project
  • Education and Children's Lives: Social Worlds of Childhood 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of three A levels with grades BBC (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
  • GCSE English and either Mathematics or Science at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)*

*If you have not passed any of the required GCSEs at Grade C/4, you can study for them at private centres. Alternatively, you could undertake an equivalency test through one of the following agencies: A* Equivalency or Equivalency.com. They will assess your level prior to undertaking the test, to ascertain how much teaching input you will need in order to pass.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11100 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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