This one year full time BA (Hons) degree top-up provides an excellent progression route for students who have completed the Foundation Degree in Children's and Young People's Services or equivalent. Studied full- time, this course is aimed at individuals who want to develop their existing skills within the field of education. As a University of Derby validated course, you can take advantage of the facilities provided by both Loughborough College and the university. Providing you with the opportunity to further explore your interests at degree level in the nature, purposes and context of education, this course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become a fully informed practitioner. Course modules should reflect in your practice and enhance your practical ability through academic study. Your work experience will inform your studies and provide a setting for work-based assignments, activities and research projects. Assessments are conducted throughout the year and will included essays, presentations, portfolios, gallery presentations, role play, video analysis and case study analysis. Features/Benefits
- Take advantage of facilities at the University of Derby
- Tutors are on hand to help via email, telephone and in person
- Expand your network of professional contacts
- Range of guest speakers, including past students and industry professionals
- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.
Modules available to study: Coaching & Mentoring, Understanding Behavior, Learning & Motivation, Specials Educational Needs, Independent Research.
The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Successful completion of an HND or Foundation Degree. We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£12500||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£12500||Year 1|
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