Full Time Access to HE: Diploma in Education Studies

In Croydon

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Croydon

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

Access students will meet many other students with similar interests which helps to create a strong identity and a supportive environment. The teaching methods reflect students' development and progress on the course. Students start in a formal classroom setting and then moving into seminars, presentations, discussions, group work, practicals, experimentation, research and finally to formal.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Croydon (London)
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College Road, CR9 1DX

Starts

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To take into account

All applicants should have had a substantial break from continuous education. Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and undertake an initial assessment where applicants should demonstrate that they have Level 1 Numeracy and Level 2 Literacy. Prior experience in a teaching and learning environment will be advantageous.

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Course programme


MODE OF STUDY FT
FE LEVEL 3
DURATION 1 year
START DATE(S) September 2009
DAY(S)/TIME(S) OFFERED 4 days per week between Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
NUMBER OF TEACHING HOURS 540
TOTAL FEE To be advised
TOTAL OVERSEAS FEE To be advised
ADDITIONAL COSTS Approximately 250
AWARDING/VALIDATION BODY Open College Network London Region (OCNLR)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
All applicants should have had a substantial break from continuous education. Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and undertake an initial assessment where applicants should demonstrate that they have Level 1 Numeracy and Level 2 Literacy. Prior experience in a teaching and learning environment will be advantageous.
PROGRAMME CONTENT/STRUCTURE
Access students will meet many other students with similar interests which helps to create a strong identity and a supportive environment.

The teaching methods reflect students' development and progress on the course. Students start in a formal classroom setting and then moving into seminars, presentations, discussions, group work, practicals, experimentation, research and finally to formal examinations at the end of the year. Throughout the year, students learning experience will be complemented by a range of external visits and through valuable contributions from visiting speakers who are prominent in their field.

Students progress and development will be supported by a personal tutor providing guidance with their individual study requirements and help with applications for Degree courses.

Students work will be continuously assessed through a variety of methods, which include; writing essays, giving oral presentations, and conducting independent research and examinations.

In addition to undertaking units in Study Skills which include Communications, Management of Own Learning and IT, students will undertake units in: English, GCSE Equivalence Maths, GCSE Equivalence Science, Education and Society, and Psychology.

School placements are an integral part of the course.

Where students have evidence of recent success in GCSE Maths and Science at Grade C or above, they will be excused these subjects and will focus more on units from the other subjects referred to above.
PROGRESSION/CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES
Successful students have progressed to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) Degree courses across the country. For example, Roehampton, Goldsmiths, Greenwich, Surrey and Reading.
ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE Continuous assessment and examinations
EXCURSIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE A school placement for 1/2 day per week on Mondays for two terms is an essential element of the course.

Full Time Access to HE: Diploma in Education Studies

Price on request