Level 6 BA in Education


Entry Requirements

For direct entry into the level 6 modules, entrants will be expected to have attained a foundation degree or equivalent credits (120 at level 4 and 120 at level 5) in a relevant and appropriate educational area. These entrants will follow a one-year programme.

For direct entry into the level 5 modules, entrants will be expected to have attained an appropriate teaching qualification such as a Certificate in Education: Education and Training or other relevant equivalent award/s (worth 120 HE credits at level 4/5 study).

Applicants must be in paid or unpaid employment in an educational practice for at least 2-5 hours per week.

RPL and APEL will be considered via individual application. Please contact the programme leader for further guidance.

What's Involved

Course structure:

You will learn through tutor-led sessions, workshops, seminars and tutorials

Level 5 modules

> Education and Psychology

> Educational Contexts and Practice

> Effective and Innovative Learning Environments

> Inclusive Practice

> Reflective Practice

Level 6 modules

> Curriculum Design and Assessment

> Education Policy and Education Practice

> Individual Practice Project

> Planning Research in Education

> Promoting Positive Behaviour

Modules offered may vary.

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed via evaluative reflective commentaries, evaluative reports, critiques or research papers, individual presentations, student led seminars, action research, practice portfolios, a practitioner handbook, essays, case studies and work products such as learning and teaching materials. Students will also produce a research proposal and a dissertation.

What's Next

Graduates may be able to progress to a master’s programme or a graduate teaching programme.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type:
Level: Level 6
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: September 2021

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