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Early Years - Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education)

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Overview

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) offers a unique alternative to A-Levels. If you don’t have the qualifications you need to get to university, our course will help you to meet the entry requirements of many institutions.

This qualification offers several study pathways, ensuring that you can select the modules that interest you. The early years pathway has a focus on childhood studies, including the principles of working with and educating young children. The course will enable you to apply for many university degree programmes in early years studies.

Unlike traditional college courses, the syllabus has no specific start date. You can get going at any point during the year. Complete the course in just 9 months, or take up to 2 years. Our Access to Higher Education Diplomas are completely flexible, so you can put together a study schedule that works for you. Learn without the pressure of travelling to a college, or waiting for other students to catch up.

Early Years - Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education)

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: Theories of child development
  • Module 6: Progressing to Higher Education
  • Module 7: An Introduction to classroom teaching
  • Module 8: Behaviour problems in the classroom
  • Module 9: Disability
  • Module 10: Child protection
  • Module 11: Anti-oppressive practice
  • Module 12: Theories of cognitive development & Learning
  • Module 13: Introduction to teaching & learning
  • Module 14: Human reproduction, growth & development
  • Module 15: The developing child
  • Module 16: Play
  • Module 17: Understanding the intellectual & language development of children aged birth to eight years
  • Module 18: Child development & management of pupil behaviour

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
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