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General (Education) Access to Higher Education Diploma

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  • 360 Guided learning hours
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Overview

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) is a nationally recognised alternative to A-Levels. A choice of study pathways means you can take modules which match the entry requirements of your chosen university. Selecting the general pathway will introduce you to a range of topics, including education theory, childhood studies and educational practice. Gain a broad understanding of key themes, with opportunities to specialise at university. You’ll develop the study skills you need to start a range of degree courses in education.

This Access to Higher Education Diploma is designed for students with an interest in teaching or working in the education sector. If you don’t have the grades you need to apply for further study, our qualification is a fast-track solution.

We offer the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) as a flexible online programme. Unlike traditional college courses, you can enrol and get started at any point throughout the year. Study from home, to a schedule that suits you. You won’t need to give up your job, or other commitments to work towards a new career.

Complete your studies in as little as 9 months, or take up to 2 years. You can progress at a pace which works for you.

General (Education) Access to Higher Education Diploma

Assessment

Your chosen pathway will be made up of a number of units, each of which will require you to complete an assignment. You'll find 'assessment planners' included within the course materials for each unit; these are designed to help you to complete the relevant assignment. Your personal tutor will be responsible for marking your assignments and giving you with feedback about the work you've produced, and how you can improve.

Modules

  • Module 1: Preparing to study
  • Module 2: Academic writing skills
  • Module 3: Preparing a written assignment
  • Module 4: Independent research
  • Module 5: An introduction to classroom teaching
  • Module 6: Progressing to Higher Education
  • Module 7: Theories of child development
  • Module 8: Behaviour problems in the classroom
  • Module 9: Roles, responsibilities & relationships in education
  • Module 10: Human nutrition & the digestive system
  • Module 11: The human musculo-skeletal system
  • Module 12: Human reproduction, growth & development
  • Module 13: Theories of cognitive development & learning
  • Module 14: Child protection
  • Module 15: Understanding the intellectual & language development of children aged birth to eight years
  • Module 16: Play
  • Module 17: Introduction to teaching & learning
  • Module 18: Child development & management of pupil behaviour
  • Module 19: The developing child

Requirements

All learners starting an Access to Higher Education Diploma must have a GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification), a relevant NVQ at level 2 or above and aspire to study a related degree at university.

Access to Higher Education Diplomas fulfil entry criteria for a broad range of university degrees and can be used in conjunction with the standard UCAS application process. In short, Access to Higher Education Diplomas have a track record of helping learners get to the university and degree of their choice. Learners must bear in mind each University has their own set of admission criteria and places are subject to demand. Varying admission criteria can include but are not limited to the following:

  • Number of credits to be attained at Merit or Distinction level.
  • Successfully passing a face-to-face interview at the University.
  • Passing a Universities proprietary literacy and numeracy assessments.
  • Completion of specified work placements or work experience.
  • We strongly recommend learners starting an Access to Higher Education Diploma have a GCSE Grade A – C in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2 such as Functional Skills/Key Skills etc.) OR a full L2 NVQ qualification in a related subject.

Each learner must undertake their own research to ensure their diploma is properly specified and gives them the best possible chance of gaining entry to their university of choice. This research should be undertaken as soon as possible. learndirect will not be able to accept any liability for the inability of any Access to Higher Education Diploma learner failing to secure an offer from a Higher Education institution.

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  • 360 Guided learning hours
  • Online

Buying for business and need more details? Find out how eCourses can help.

DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE
Buy 5 or more copies of this course to qualify for a bulk discount. Simply select the number of people who require training, and your discount will be applied when you check out.

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