Education and Professional Development, BA (hons)

East Riding College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Huddersfield

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Course summary

TEF Silver

East Riding College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The course is designed to meet the needs of those wishing to broaden their knowledge and understanding of theoretical and policy issues (including research methods) in education, training and related areas and who are taking on greater responsibility in relation to their professional role and career development. The course provides you with the opportunity to develop your own personal and professional confidence within your working practice, with a view to enhancing your career. You explore and reflect upon research methods, theory and policy with a direct application to your role in education, training and professional contexts. The course is aimed at the professional development needs of teachers or trainers in further, higher, adult and secondary education and those who work in related areas such as health, careers, uniformed services and private training organisations. This is a blended learning course with tutorials at either Beverley or Bridlington, along with day schools at University of Huddersfield. Learning materials and activities will be on a virtual learning environment provided by the University of Huddersfield and you will attend seven study days (Saturdays) at the University of Huddersfield at intervals throughout the year.

Course details


Year one: Advanced professional practice Improving teaching and learning Critical education Year two: Research methodologies Reflexive study Major study

Assessment method

Assessment is based on assignments submitted at the end of each module submitted through Turnitin on the University’s virtual learning environment, Unilearn. These may be essays, presentations or projects.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

Two years full-time teaching experience (or part-time equivalent). This may be worth 180 credit points towards the degree or Applications are also welcomed if you have five years experience but do not hold the Certificate in Education or equivalent qualification or With appropriate experience, you may be entitled to 180 credit points towards your degree. We are keen to explore your experience in education and training so that we can respond positively to your particular needs and College interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Northern Ireland £4387.5 Year 1
Scotland £4387.5 Year 1
Wales £4387.5 Year 1
England £4387.5 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Education and Professional Development, BA (hons) at East Riding College - UCAS