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Bradford College

Supporting and Managing Learning in Education

UCAS Code: X120

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


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.

About this course


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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Other options

1.5 year | Part-time | 2020

Subjects

Learning support

Management and organisation of education

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.

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 methods

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.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£8,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,750
per year
Scotland
£8,750
per year
Wales
£8,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bradford College

Department:

School of Education, Professional Development and Sport

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

74%
low
Learning support

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Education

Teaching and learning

73%
Staff make the subject interesting
73%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
81%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

35%
Library resources
49%
IT resources
65%
Course specific equipment and facilities
65%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Management and organisation of education

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Management and organisation of education

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