University of Huddersfield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Lifelong Learning pre-service (Northern College)

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Course summary

If you’re hoping to go into teaching within sixth forms or further education colleges, or you see yourself taking up a career in adult education or informal education roles, then this course could be ideal. It’s focused on training to teach within the lifelong learning (post 14) sector comprising of offender learning, further education, adult education, training organisations and adult community learning to name just a few. You don’t need previous teaching experience, just an industry skill, an appropriate entry qualification and a passion for teaching and training others. Why Lifelong Learning?

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to proceed to gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status, following a process of professional formation through the Society for Education and Training. Your QTLS is the full professional status for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector.
  • During the course you’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills to play a full part in teaching and curriculum development. While you study you’ll focus on your particular subject specialist area, alongside general teaching in the lifelong learning sector.
  • We know there’s no substitute for the classroom environment, so we’ll give you the opportunity to go on placement with one of our partnership institutions. On your placement you’ll be able to observe experienced teachers, gain practical hands-on experience and benefit from one-to-one mentoring to help develop the skills you’ll need to become an outstanding and effective teacher.
  • During your time at Huddersfield you’ll be able to access our extensive professional and academic network, not to mention our excellent facilities and specialist equipment.
Please note: This course is available at the University of Huddersfield and through the Education and Training Consortium (http://consortium.hud.ac.uk/centres/). If you hold a first degree or equivalent then please refer to our postgraduate level provision. Professional links and accreditations: Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to proceed, following a process of professional formation through the Society for Education and Training (https://set.et-foundation.co.uk/home) to gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. This is the full professional status for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector. This accreditation is reviewed on a regular basis. Additional costs:
  • Your placements could be based in areas some distance from your point of study, so please be aware of potential associated travelling costs.
  • A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required to enable you to undertake placements in settings with children. We arrange this as part of the application process. Please note that there may be a charge for the DBS check.

Course details

Modules

Core modules: Research Informed Teaching, Learning and Assessment Becoming a Subject Specialist Teacher Being a Subject Specialist Teacher Policy and Professional Issues

Assessment method

Assessments vary and include essays, the creation of resources to support learning, seminars, and presentations. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
D948
Institution code:
H60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

No prior teaching experience is needed. The course is particularly suitable if you have work experience in industry, business and administration, hair and beauty, social work, health service, uniformed services or armed forces. In addition to the University’s general minimum entry requirements you must also: * have either a HNC, CGLI Advanced, NVQ level 3/4 or recognised professional qualification * be able to demonstrate appropriate work experience in the area you wish to teach * be able to communicate in standard spoken and written English. In addition you must also: * provide an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and health clearances * provide two satisfactory references * complete a satisfactory interview We also offer this course at professional graduate (honours) and postgraduate (masters) if you hold a degree (or recognised equivalent). Please contact us to discuss your options before making your application.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £15000* Year 1
International £15000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This information is for applicants applying to study at the University of Huddersfield in the academic year 2021/22. Please note that your tuition fees for subsequent years may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). This webpage will be updated with 2022/23 tuition fees as information becomes available. If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Lifelong Learning pre-service (Northern College) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS