University of Roehampton
Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2 BA (Hons)
University of Roehampton

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Do you want to inspire young people and help change lives? Would you like to enjoy a great starting salary and a rewarding career?

Teaching offers all of this. Being able to educate and inspire future generations, seeing young children grow and develop with your help is unlike any other job.

As one of the UK’s most highly rated and longest-running providers of teacher education, we can offer you the best foundation for a successful career in the profession.

Completion of this degree will provide you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from one of the highest rated providers in the country.

If you study Primary Education at Roehampton you will be taught by a supportive, passionate and driven team of academic staff. Our experienced team strive to ensure you receive the best education and will encourage you to become a confident and successful teacher. In addition to our academic staff, we also have a range of support departments to help you with everything from dealing with money matters, to support with your studies.

BA Primary Education at Roehampton gives you the opportunity to focus on a particular subject of your choice, so you can learn to teach in area that you are passionate about and enjoy. We offer: •Art and Design •Design and Technology •English •Geography •History •Computing •Mathematics •Music •Physical Education •Religious Studies •Science

In addition to your subject specialism you will also cover all of the National Curriculum Core and Foundation Subjects. You will examine learning across the curriculum, the interrelationship of these areas of knowledge, and the relationship between the Foundation Subjects and Core Curriculum subjects.

You will also study a range of modules which will hone your expertise and effectiveness as a teacher. You will learn how to manage a classroom, how planning and preparation contribute to the effectiveness of your teaching, how best to work with parents and other adults, and gain an understanding of childhood behaviour.

Our subject rooms are set up to include resources you will find in a primary classroom environment. This is important for your full immersion into the school environment and familiarity with the way classrooms are structured, and the type of resources teachers need on a daily basis.

Your placements at our partner schools will provide you with invaluable hands-on work experience giving you the confidence for your future career and a better understanding of how teaching words in practice.

All our academic staff have extensive teaching experience in schools, and many have served in local authorities or subject associations as advisory teachers, as Ofsted inspectors or as consultants. This means that our programmes are based on the reality of the classroom and the education system. Many work at the cutting edge of research in teacher education, which has a positive impact on the quality of provision for all of our students.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 44 graduates of Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2 BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Education Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
72 /100
44 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2 BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2 BA (Hons) 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 £28000 £27000 £31000
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £30000 £23500 - £29000 £23500 - £35000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Education Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24629 £23769 £26716
25-75 percentile range £22965 - £28008 £17500 - £27452 £18804 - £31696

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

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

Example below based on all graduates of Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2 BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton

85% Teaching Professionals
0% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
0% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Welfare and housing associate professionals
0% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
0% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Please see

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT) 80 with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic 51 with no less than 51 in any band
Cambridge English Advanced grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2, BA (Hons).


Tuition Fees Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2 BA (Hons)

Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £13145 year 1

Additional fee information

Costs for 2020 entry.

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 University of Roehampton in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Roehampton in related subject specific rankings.


    • #32 
    • #42 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #60 
    • #77 
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #51 
    • #401 
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #47 
    • #401 
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]

See all university rankings of University of Roehampton

What students say about studying Education Studies in the UK?

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About University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton is a government funded university in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The university began its existence as a women’s teacher training college, and only much later in 2004 became an officially recognised university. Roehampton is made up of four distinct colleges: Digby Stuart College, Froebel College, Southlands College and Whitelands College.

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Where is this programme taught

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