Bachelor Primary Education with Earth Sciences

In Edinburgh

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Edinburgh (Scotland)

Description

The M.A. in Primary Education with Earth Science is one of a suite of six programmes which replaces the B.Ed in Primary Education (Hons), in response to the Scottish Governments recent endorsement of Teaching Scotlands Future: Report of a review of teacher education in Scotland (Donaldson: 2010). As a degree programme it provides expertise in both Primary Education and Earth Sciences to Honours level, as well as providing Initial Teacher Education leading to Qualified Teacher Status.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Edinburgh (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Centre For Population Health Sciences, Medical School, Teviot Place, EH8 9AG

Starts

On request

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Subjects

  • Primary
  • School
  • Teacher Education
  • Teaching

Course programme

Course Content Year 1

You will study 40 credits each of primary studies, educational studies and earth sciences. Primary education courses include placements in schools.

Year 2

As Year 1.

Year 3

You will take a year-long school placement in a Scottish primary school, experience a range of stages and develop professional skills and abilities to prepare for your induction year. You will also study 20 credits each of primary studies and educational studies on a 'recall days' basis.

Year 4

You will take primary studies, educational studies (including a dissertation) and earth sciences. Primary education courses include placements in schools.

Courses include:

  • Mathematics in Primary Education
  • Educational Studies 2a: Child & Adolescent Development in Education
  • Primary Studies 2
  • Educational Studies 2b: Inclusion and Citizenship in the 21st Century
  • Global Tectonics and the Rock Cycle
  • Geomaterials
  • Children's Fiction
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Modern Language
  • Music,Culture and Education
  • Problem solving and enquiry in primary school mathematics
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) option
  • Additional Support for Learning: Inclusive Approaches
  • Cognitive and Social Child Development in Education
  • Gender and Primary Education
  • Global learning: citizenship and sustainability
  • Learning in and through Art & Design
  • Outdoor Learning and Primary Education
  • School disaffection - explanation, prevention and response
  • Palaeontology
  • Introduction to Physical Volcanology and Tephra
  • Sedimentology
  • Structural Geology
  • Dynamic Stratigraphy
  • Field Skills for Geologists
  • Quaternary Environmental Change

Bachelor Primary Education with Earth Sciences

Price on request