Southport College

Access to Higher Education Diploma Education

Southport College
In Southport

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Typology A Level
Location Southport
Duration 32 Days
  • A Level
  • Southport
  • Duration:
    32 Days
Description

To provide an in-depth introduction to subjects and areas of the curiculum that are relevant to a teaching degree. The programme is aimed at people who are returning to education or wanting a change in career, offering a supportive and friendly learning environment.

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Southport
Mornington Road, PR9 0TT, Merseyside, England
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Location
Southport
Mornington Road, PR9 0TT, Merseyside, England
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· Requirements

Candidates wishing to start an Access to Higher Education Diploma - Education pathway are recommended to have GCSE in English, Maths and Science at Grade C or above as Universities require these qualifications as well as recent relevant experience in a school. For the Access programme there are no specific entry requirements. However acceptance is subject to satisfactory interview to ensure...

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Course programme

Access to Higher Education Diploma - Education

Course Aims:
To provide an in-depth introduction to subjects and areas of the curiculum that are relevant to a teaching degree. The programme is aimed at people who are returning to education or wanting a change in career, offering a supportive and friendly learning environment.

Course Content:
This Access course includes a variety of subjects including:

Core English, Maths, IT, Personal Development and Research Skills

*Learners with grade 'C' or above at GCSE in English & Maths will be exempt from these units

Education
Psychology
English Literature
Engish Language

Progression:
This course is a progression route for students wanting to enter degree courses in teaching or humanities based subjects. The course is nationally recognised by all universities and colleges of Higher Education

Awarding Body:
Open College Network North West Region - OCNNWR

Exam:
The course is modular based and mainly consists of coursework that includes essays and projects.

Qualification:
Access to Higher Education Diploma - Education

Level:
Level Three

Duration:
The course will run three days per week for 32 weeks starting from September through to June.

Please Note:
Courses are offered subject to viability of group size as defined by Southport College. The information in this leaflet is accurate at the date of printing only. Please refer to Southport College for confirmation.


Entry Requirement
Candidates wishing to start an Access to Higher Education Diploma - Education pathway are recommended to have GCSE in English, Maths and Science at Grade C or above as Universities require these qualifications as well as recent relevant experience in a school.
For the Access programme there are no specific entry requirements. However acceptance is subject to satisfactory interview to ensure that each applicant:
* Has aims that match the programme
* Has the ability to benefit from the programme and
* Has the potential to achieve
Students who do not have the recommended GCSE grades (or equivalent) will be required to undertake a short written assessment prior to an offer of acceptance being made.
Students whose first language is not English should have IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Any learners who do not have a sufficient level of written English would be advised to complete relevant ESOL qualifications prior to enrolling on a Access to HE course.

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