Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Education and Professional Studies Havering College of Further and Higher Education Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership


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Course summary

Havering College of Further and Higher Education is an exciting place to study for your vocationally focused Higher Education programme. Large enough to have a thriving and active academic community that will support you in your studies and endeavours; and small enough for you to retain your individuality and personality as you study for the HE qualification that will help you to ‘get ahead’ in pursuit of the career of your choice.

This one year BA (Hons) top-up programme will be of interest to teachers, teaching support staff, managers and administrators working in an educational setting. It brings into contact teaching practitioners and professionals from different sectors of education who will work together to interrogate key concepts of the English education system within their own working context.
Relevant sectors are Early Years, Primary and Secondary Compulsory Schooling and Further Education.
The programme follows an intellectual and rigorous study of educational questions. It is designed to broaden theoretical perspectives of the role and purpose of education and educational processes across a wide range of contexts.

Course details


The top-up year includes the following modules: Professionalism & Accountability in Educational Contexts, Effective Management and Administration, Developing Innovative Practice within a Learning and Organisational Context, Managing Transitions in Education, Dissertation.

Assessment method

The programme is 100% coursework assessed. Studies will need to include valid evidence of current workplace practice. You must be able to attend a variety of meetings at your institution in order to complete a meetings log for one of the assignments.

How to apply

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 X300
Institution code H14
Campus name Ardleigh Green
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

International applicants

This course is not open to International applications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

This is a year 3 BA top-up. Applicants should have a relevant Foundation Degree or Diploma in Higher Education, holding 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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


Applicants must have a work placement in an educational setting.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Havering College of Further and Higher Education
Ardleigh Green Road
RM11 2LL

Course contact details

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01708 462833

Fax: 01708 462736