Access to Higher Education – Education Professions
This course is designed to provide an alternative to A levels or other Level 3 qualifications for those wishing to progress onto an Education or Teaching undergraduate programme. It is also a perfect opportunity for mature learners to gain fast track entry onto a University course.
This route will also be suitable for those who wish to go into a career related to inclusive needs and special educational needs.
An Access to Higher Education course is designed for mature learners (19+) and this course is suitable for anybody who wishes to undertake a degree with significant Education related content, as well being prepared in areas such as essay and report writing.
Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW
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. What topics/modules are covered?
This course will provide students with subject knowledge in education theory and practice and English language, as well as the academic writing and research skills to progress onto a degree in the field of education. Units will focus on topics such as teaching, learning and assessment; planning and delivering; education policy; the role of play in child development and child language acquisition. Students will also complete a research project in a topic of their choice which will prepare them for extended essay and dissertation and writing at university.. What are the entry requirements?
In order to qualify for this course:
You will need to be over 19+
GCSE at grade C or above in maths and English
A Pre-Access qualification provides an alternative route in the case where GCSE’s have not been obtained.
Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.. Career Path
Education Support Manager
Educational Psychologist. What can I do if I complete this course?
University. What qualification will I gain?
Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma – Education Professions.. How many days of the week will I be studying?
2 days.. Start date
3 days per week for 1 year.. Where will I be based?
The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.. Who is the awarding body?
Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23 and 1st full level 3 Aged 19+ Loan
Free Free £3,384
If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.. Disclaimer
We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.