BA (Hons) Education Studies (Top-Up)

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Course Specifics

Awarding body:
University of Derby
Level 6
1-2 years
Part-time or Full-time
Higher education course fee:
Available upon request - Please call us on 01246500500 ext 2102.
Higher Education Student Loan or Sponsorship
Higher education bursary:
FT courses only
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Course overview

This course is validated by the University of Derby.

This course is designed to give you a thorough understanding of the education sector and the role it plays in society. If you want to go in to teaching or become a lecturer then this is the course to gain a strong understanding of teaching and learning methods.

Modules include:

  • Understanding anad managing behaviour
  • Learning and motivation
  • Learning and motivation
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Education and wellbeing
  • Educational independent study (double module)

Methods of assessment

Methods of assessment include:

  • Written assignments
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Research projects

Who is this course for?

This course can be studied over one year full-time (9 hours per week) or two years part-time (3.5 hours per week). You will also need to dedicate some time to self-study and research.

Entry qualifications

Entry requirements:

Foundation degree (with an overall merit at Level 5)
  • Regular work placement of at least two days a week
  • Two referees (one professional and one academic)
  • Mature students with relevant work experience will also be considered
  • What other experience will I gain?

    Our tutors have years of industry experience which will be of great benefit to you when putting your skills into practice in a work setting.

    Where will this lead?

    Successful completion of this course can lead to a wide range of roles including:

    • Primary or secondary school teacher
    • SEND teacher
    • Lecturer

    You may wish to go on to further training to gain qualified teacher status (QTS) allowing you to become a permanent teacher in primary and secondary schools.

    What are my career options?
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