Course details

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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Teaching)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Aim Qualifications
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 9th September 2024
Cost description Please contact Buxton & Leek College for details
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

If you have been away from education for some time or didn't quite achieve your College qualifications, an Access to Higher Education programme will give you the confidence and skills to take that next step to start a degree or equivalent University level course.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need to be over 19 years of age . You will have achieved and can provide evidence of GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics.

View the key features of this course.

You will study the following subjects along your progression route, Biology, Education Studies, Initial Teacher Training and Study Skills

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Your classes will fit around school holidays, with most starting at 10 am and the course is ran by the University of Derby.

Find out what material you will need.

A laptop/PC is essential to complete the course. We understand that mature learners face certain barriers when returning to education. A key barrier is finance, and this is often why mature learners put off returning to education. At Buxton and Leek College however, there is means-tested financial support available for out Access Students. Means-tested support means that funding is not a guarantee, but students who fit the eligibility criteria will be able to apply.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be taught through lectures, tutorials, workshops and practical sessions. You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including presentations, reports, essays and case studies

This programme could allow you to go on to undergraduate degree courses both at Derby and throughout the UK

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Name University of Derby
Address Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB
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Phone 0800 074 0099
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