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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) - Teaching Science

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  • 360 Guided learning hours
  • 12 months
  • Online

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Overview

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) is an alternative to A-Levels that fast-tracks the process of getting to university. Made up of several study pathways, the qualification offers a choice of modules to ensure you meet the entry requirements of a range of degree courses. The teaching science pathway is tailored to students targeting a career in scientific education.

The course is also completely adaptable, with flexible study options. As a distance learning programme, it offers full tutor support while you work remotely. You can create a schedule that works for you, without disrupting family life or your professional commitments.

Start your Access to Higher Education Diploma at any point during the year. You can also complete your qualification in 9 months, or take up to 2 years. Plan your course to fit around university application deadlines.

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) - Teaching Science

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: Human nutrition & the digestive system
  • Module 8: The human musculo-skeletal system
  • Module 9: Cell biology
  • Module 10: Theories of child development
  • Module 11: Behaviour problems in the classroom
  • Module 12: Human immunity
  • Module 13: Cell metabolism
  • Module 14: The human endocrine & nervous system
  • Module 15: Introduction to teaching & learning
  • Module 16: Human reproduction, growth & development
  • Module 17: Child development & management of pupil behaviour
  • Module 18: The psychology of learning
  • Module 19: Theories of cognitive development & learning

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
  • 12 months
  • Online

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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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