Education and Professional Practice at New City College (incorporating Havering College) - UCAS

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Education and Professional Practice is unique in its approach to deliver a broad range of areas under one qualification and bring into contact teaching practitioners, early years educators and professionals from different sectors of education who will work together to interrogate key concepts of the education system within their own working context. The BA (Hons) Education and Professional Practice at New City College provides you with critical insights into key educational issues that will enable you to develop intellectual, practical and transferable skills related to current educational practices. The course provides a selective approach into the wider perspectives of education and work-based learning through modules focused on evidence-based pedagogy, educational research and reflective practice. The programme encourages healthy debate and discussion, building in depth and advanced knowledge and understanding across a variety of sectors, taking in key aspects of learning through educational theory, practice and policy, strategic methodology, and whole-organisational practices beyond the role of teaching. Over the duration of the course, you will have the opportunity to enhance your research skills and to make a contribution to scholarship in an area connected to your academic/ professional interests. You will demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of ethical considerations and the importance of integrity.


This is a full-time, 1-year qualification. All of the modules on this course are compulsory and worth either 20 or 40 credits each. Successful completion of all the modules will lead to the award of the Level 6 BA (hons) in Education and Professional Practice. BA (hons) in Education and Professional Practice • Professional Issues in Educational Contexts (20 credits) • Student Centered Pedagogy (20 credits) • Analysing Subject Specialist Teaching Practice (40 credits) • Dissertation (40 credits)

Assessment method

All of our teaching staff are experienced professionals in the field of education. All students are allocated a personal tutor who will be your first point of communication should you have any queries or concerns. Regular 1:1 sessions will take place within the classroom where there will be the opportunity to discuss your course and progress. Assessment is carried out in a variety of ways: • Essay • Critical Reflection • Proposal and ethics application • Portfolio • Presentations • Dissertation

How to apply

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Ardleigh Green
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not open to International applications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This is a year 3 BA top-up. You will need a relevant Foundation Degree or evidence of holding 240 HE credits. You must be employed in a professional educational role which may be paid employment or voluntary. Students may progress from: Teaching Assistants (Primary and Secondary sector) progressing from an OUVS Foundation Degree or Early Years Practitioners progressing from an OUVS Foundation Degree.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Please present the DBS from you placement provider, when requested.



You must be employed in a professional educational role which may be paid employment or voluntary.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Education and Professional Practice at New City College (incorporating Havering College) - UCAS