BEd Post-Primary

BEd Post-Primary

The BEd Post-primary programme at Stranmillis is a flexible and exciting programme that allows you to study a main subject (Business and Enterprise, Mathematics, Religious Studies or Technology and Design) and a subsidiary subject (Computing, English, Mathematics, Physical Education, Religious Studies, Science or Technology), which you can also teach to GCSE level. Click on the video presentations below to find out more about the programme and the main/subsidiary subjects, and hear what our current students have to say about the programme.

Programme Overview

Dr Irene Bell gives an overview of the  BEd Post-primary programme at Stranmillis – a highly flexible programme that allows you to chose from over 20 combinations of main and subsidiary subjects to suit your individual subject strengths and interest.

 

Main Subjects

There are four Main Subject Pathways on the B.Ed. Post-primary programme – Business and Enterprise, Mathematics, Religious Studies, and Technology and Design. You also choose a subsidiary subject (from Computing, English, Mathematics, Physical Education, Religious Studies and Science), giving you the flexibility of over 20 subject combinations.

Business and Enterprise

Click for an overview of the Business and Enterprise main subject pathway by course co-ordinator, Dr Lisa McKenzie and current Business and Enterprise students.

 

Mathematics

Click for an overview of the Mathematics main subject pathway by course co-ordinator, Dr William Kitchen and current Mathematics students.

 

Religious Studies

Click for an overview of the Religious Studies main subject pathway by course co-ordinators, Dr Barbara McDade and Dr Anita Gracie and current Religious Studies students.

 

Technology and Design

Click for an overview of the Technology and Design main subject pathway by course co-ordinator, Dr Michael Ievers and current Technology and Design students.

 

Subsidiary Subjects

Whichever main pathway you choose,  you will also choose and study a subsidiary subject alongside your main subject.  Generally, you will  be able to teach your subsidiary subject to GCSE level. To find out more about the subsidiary subject options you can choose, watch the subject overviews below. For further information, join the relevant Live Session(s) below, where you can talk to the course co-ordinator and current students on the course. The ability to teach a second subject greatly enhances your opportunities and employability.

Computing

Computing

Introduction to Computing and Computer Science as a subsidiary subject by Ian Simons

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English

English

Introduction to English as a subsidiary subject by Mrs Diane McClelland and current English and Literacy students.

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Mathematics

Mathematics

Introduction to Mathematics as a subsidiary subject by Dr William Kitchen. See main subject for maths student.

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Physical Education

Physical Education

Introduction to Physical Education as a subsidiary subject by Dr David McKee and current PE students.

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Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Introduction to Religious Studies as a subsidiary subject from Dr Barbara McDade. See main subject for RS students.

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Science

Science

Introduction to Science as a subsidiary subject by Dr John McCullagh.

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What Our B.Ed. Post-primary Students Say

Don’t take our word for it, see what our current B.Ed. Post-primary students have to say about their course and Stranmillis.

Further Information 

For further information entrance requirements and course content on the BEd Post-primary pathways, click below:

studyBUSINESS AND ENTERPRISE

MATHEMATICS

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN