Why Study Teaching?
Our BA QTS Primary course provides you with a thorough understanding of how children learn and equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher.
Wales is at the forefront of educational reform. Our new courses are designed with these holistic and pedagogical changes in mind, meaning that you will graduate with a highly contemporary teaching skill set and knowledge base, making you highly employable.
Student Profile Claire Hardy
"The tutors and lecturers are outstanding, their wealth of knowledege and experience both inside the classroom and as academic is fantastic...my favourite part of the course so far has been the school experience."
Career Opportunities in Teaching
BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (3-11) is recognised across Wales and England and is often transferable further afield for entry into the teaching profession. It fully prepares you for the demands of teaching in Wales and beyond, as well as other roles supporting children (pre-school) and curriculum-based jobs (curriculum design).
There are also other options available to you following your degree, including educational research or branching out into a more specialised teaching environment.
Our Research in Teaching
At the School of Education and Human Development you will learn about the most current research findings in your field and have the opportunity to work alongside internationally renowned research experts in designing and implementing your own research. You will be taught by individuals who are recognised internationally for their expertise and who are invited regularly to speak at various high-profile events world-wide.
The teacher education team at Bangor is involved in a wide range of research that feeds into modules on the course, including internationally recognised research on bilingualism and multilingualism, mentoring, Special Educational Needs and school leadership.