This work-based learning Top-Up degree is designed to be undertaken on completion of a foundation degree, or other Level 5 qualification, in an area related to education. This programme is ideal preparation for those who may wish to progress towards a teaching qualification or academic postgraduate education, or take on more responsibility in their educational setting.
You will have the opportunity to develop subject expertise while engaging with current debate and professional practice. You will be introduced to new concepts and higher order skills such as synthesis and critical evaluation.
Evaluating Current Debates and Development
Leadership in Multi-Agency Environments
Work-Based Research: Research Proposal Project
Plus related core modules:
Preparing to Teach: Environment and Inclusion
Supporting Learning and Inclusion
Topic areas include support and inclusion of those with individual needs, education’s role in the multi-agency workforce, teaching skills, learning strategies and project work.
You will develop reflective practitioner skills and the application of theory to practice when you undertake a range of work-based activities including workplace analysis in terms of practices and models of management, teamwork, teaching and learning.
You will be introduced to the key issues related to ethical practice and how to reflect critically on the work place in a professional fashion. It is hoped, although not compulsory, that you will identify a work place mentor who could support your studies and research.
Successful completion of a Foundation Degree in a relevant area or equivalent qualification up to Level 5 in a relevant area
Grade C/4 or above in English Language (or accepted Level 2 equivalent).
A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required.