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Education and teaching courses


Studying education and teaching at university

Example course modules

  • Communication and group working
  • Applying teaching and coaching
  • Language and psychology
  • Education, values and society
  • Reflective teaching: principles and practice

Who studies this subject

  • Female : 86%
    Male : 14%
  • Mature : 46%
    School leaver : 54%
  • Full-time : 72%
    Part-time : 28%

What you need to get on a course

Subjects you need

A-levels (or equivalent) usually required

  • No Specific Requirements

Useful to have

  • CACHE (early years primary teaching/primary education teacher training)

Application checklist

Here's a guide to what to expect from the application process - also check individual university entry requirements, as these may differ.

  • January application
  • October application
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio
  • Interview
  • Entry test
  • Work experience
  • Audition

Personal statement advice

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