Bradford College

Supporting and Managing Learning in Education Bradford College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Bolton

Back

Course options

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options.

Course summary

TEF Bronze

Bradford College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This programme provides you with the opportunity to study a range of modules with a strong Primary Education focus currently offered by the McMillan Faculty of Education. Successful completion of the course will enable you to enter a wide variety of education roles, including those outside of the school context. This one year, full-time route is Stage Three of the degree course. To study on this course you must have completed Stage One and Stage Two. This is an ideal course if you wish to eventually progress into a career in teaching. It has the advantage of offering you the opportunity to study educational issues before choosing to apply for a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) course. In addition, students can continue to work whilst studying. The course requires a one day per week commitment to attend taught sessions in College over three terms. Alternatively there is a part time study option available whereby students study over 4 terms, resulting in a less pressured course over a longer time span. Apart from the day per week taught session, the remainder of the study time is yours to organise as best fits with family, work, and your other commitments, making the course an ideal choice for students with busy life styles. During the course, you will also complete a dissertation on a subject of your choice related to education. The modules are taught by different tutors, contributing taught sessions about their specialist subjects. This is an ideal course if you wish to eventually progress into a career in teaching. It has the advantage of offering you the opportunity to study educational issues before choosing to apply for a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)course. Your future career will be built on a solid foundation of the highest academic standards of teaching and learning – as many of our teaching staff are experts in their fields. The modules are taught by different tutors, contributing taught sessions about their specialist subjects.

Course details

Modules

The modules include: Developing Language - will give you the opportunity to understand the key skills of supporting, managing and develop an understanding of language in an educational context. Contemporary Issues in Maths and Science Education - presents a coherent approach to your own subject knowledge in primary science and mathematics education with an academic and professional focus. Foundation subjects and RE - has been designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and experience of the teaching and learning of the following subjects: Art and Design, Design and Technology, Music, Geography, History and Religious Education. Semester one and two modules: Personal Philosophy of Education - will enable you to develop understanding of your current key skill levels and the ways in which a range of support systems and practices can assist you whilst on this course and in your future career development. Plus a Dissertation focussing on an area of interest to you.

Assessment method

The modules include: Developing Language - will give you the opportunity to understand the key skills of supporting, managing and develop an understanding of language in an educational context. Contemporary Issues in Maths and Science Education - presents a coherent approach to your own subject knowledge in primary science and mathematics education with an academic and professional focus. Foundation subjects and RE - has been designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and experience of the teaching and learning of the following subjects: Art and Design, Design and Technology, Music, Geography, History and Religious Education. Semester one and two modules: Personal Philosophy of Education - will enable you to develop understanding of your current key skill levels and the ways in which a range of support systems and practices can assist you whilst on this course and in your future career development. Plus a Dissertation focusing on an area of interest to you.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code X120
Institution code B60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Three subjects at grade C/4 minimum to include English.
Please contact the College directly for advice regarding acceptable equivalent qualifications.

Entry requirements: a Foundation Degree, HND, or Diploma of Higher Education in an education related subject and appropriate substantial Primary school experience during the last three years, eg as a Teaching Assistant. On-going placement in an educational setting is desirable. Mature/non-standard candidates will be invited to attend for interview and may be required to complete a written assessment.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Enhanced DBS certificate required for the Child Workforce, but only if undertaking optional voluntary placement.

Health checks


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8,750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,750 Year 1
Scotland £8,750 Year 1
Wales £8,750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Bradford College is committed to delivering quality, affordable degrees. We work hard to cut the cost and not the corners on our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The tuition fee rate per year is fixed for the duration of the course providing there is no break in study. You will not be asked to pay these fees up front, as you should be eligible for loans to cover the tuition fees and assist with living expenses from Student Finance England. However, please ensure that you have made your application and secured funding for your course prior to registration.

Provider information

Visit our website

Bradford College
Great Horton Road
Bradford
BD7 1AY


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

Course contact details

Visit our course page
Registrar Services