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Bangor University

Addysg Gynradd Yn arwain at Statws Athro Cymwysedig

UCAS Code: X130

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

120

Typically 120 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent **Level 3 qualifications include A Levels, BTEC, Access, Irish Highers, International Baccalaureate, Welsh Baccalaureate, Scottish Advanced Highers and others – for a full list, please refer to the new UCAS tariff at www.ucas.com Students studying through the medium of English will need English Language and Mathematics/Numeracy at grade B (grade 5 for applicants holding the reformed GCSE in England) and Science (or a standard equivalent) at grade C or 4. Students studying through the medium of Welsh will also need a GCSE grade C or above in Welsh (First Language). Grade B in Welsh (First Language) will be accepted in combination with a C grade in English Language for entry. Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE examination in any of the following: English Language, English Literature, Welsh Language (First Language) or Welsh Literature. Where an equivalent to a grade B in either English Literature or Welsh Literature is achieved, a minimum of a grade C must be achieved in the corresponding GCSE examination in English or Welsh (First) Language. Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE Examination in Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy must also be achieved. GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 in Science. A willingness and positive attitude towards seeking to improve their Personal use of the Welsh Language. Applicants are required to undergo a DBS check and to confirm they are not disqualified by association (Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 (updated 2015). Applicants for the Initial Teacher Education programme should reflect carefully on their ability to meet the rigours and demands of the profession. Please refer to the considerations for Applicants to Initial Teacher Education Programmes. We also welcome applications from mature applicants, individuals with European qualifications and international applicants (subject to minimum English language requirements – see Information for International Students section in the intro. pages of this prospectus)

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Primary teaching

Bydd y cwrs gradd 3 blynedd hwn yn eich cymhwyso i ddysgu mewn ysgol gynradd. Fe’i lluniwyd mewn ymateb i safonau’r llywodraeth ar gyfer hyfforddiant cychwynnol athrawon. Cewch eich trwytho yn yr holl gwricwlwm cynradd, gan arbenigo naill ai yn y Cyfnod Sylfaen (3–7) neu yng Nghyfnod Allweddol 2 (7–11) ym mlwyddyn 3.

Ar gyfer mynediad yn 2019, noder os gwelwch yn dda: Mae’r cwrs hwn wedi cael ei gymeradwyo gan y Brifysgol ac mae nawr yn cael ei gynnig am achrediad gan GCA (Cymru) yn unol â phob rhaglen hyfforddiant cychwynnol athrawon ledled Cymru sy’n cychwyn ym Medi 2019.

Modules

For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bangor University

Department:

School of Education and Human Development

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

71%
low
Primary teaching

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Teacher training

Teaching and learning

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
81%
Staff are good at explaining things
76%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
93%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

69%
Library resources
81%
IT resources
69%
Course specific equipment and facilities
45%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
30%
Male students
70%
Female students
69%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Teacher training

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
low
Average annual salary
98%
low
Employed or in further education
51%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

89%
Teaching and educational professionals
4%
Other elementary services occupations
2%
Administrative occupations: government and related organisations

The stats above mainly cover teaching degrees for training and qualifying in primary school education. These tend to be three or four-year courses — check with course tutors about how long you will need to study to get your Qualified Teacher Status. Most graduates go into teaching roles — usually primary school teaching, so these courses have good employment rates and starting salaries. We have a shortage of teachers of all kinds, which is deepening, and whilst many of the most severe are at secondary level, the prospects for this degree are not likely to take a downturn any time soon.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Primary teaching

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£17k

£17k

£17k

£17k

£21k

£21k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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This information is from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

You can use this to get an idea of who you might share a lecture with and how they progressed in this subject, here. It's also worth comparing typical A-level subjects and grades students achieved with the current course entry requirements; similarities or differences here could indicate how flexible (or not) a university might be.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

The Higher Education Careers Services Unit have provided some further context for all graduates in this subject area, including details that numbers alone might not show

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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