Leeds Beckett University
Primary Education (Accelerated Degree) BA (Hons)
Leeds Beckett University

Key Course Facts


Salary of Graduates in Education

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Education at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21000 £19000 £20500
25-75 percentile range £15000 - £25000 £13500 - £23500 £16500 - £27000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Education

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20965 £18460 £20799
25-75 percentile range £16694 - £25296 £13130 - £23882 £14555 - £27277

Course Description

Adopt a critically reflective and child-centred approach to teaching and working with children. You’ll earn a degree in two years and be primed to undertake a qualification to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Combine independent research with collaborative workshops

  • Explore contemporary issues such as inclusion, child development and the political nature of education

  • Develop your confidence, apply your learning and sharpen your teaching expertise through professional experiences

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Primary Education (Accelerated Degree), BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Primary Education (Accelerated Degree) BA (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University

35% Teaching Professionals
25% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Elementary occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Customer service occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

A minimum of 64 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Primary Education (Accelerated Degree), BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Primary Education (Accelerated Degree) BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £9250 year 1
International £10500 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Leeds Beckett University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Leeds Beckett University in related subject specific rankings.


    • #43 
    • #55 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #44 
    • #57 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #38 
    • #301 
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #29 
    • #302 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #36 
    • #401 
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

See all 23 university rankings of Leeds Beckett University

About Leeds Beckett University

Established in 1824, Leeds Beckett University is located on the Northern side of Leeds City Centre. There are a variety of campus buildings in the area, including the Polytechnic site, Electric Press, the Old Broadcasting House, the university’s Business School, and more. Leeds is the ideal student city, with an abundance of activities and nightlife to take advantage of, plus a reliable bus service for getting around easily.

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Where is this programme taught

Headingley Campus
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