Teaching & Assessing

Diploma Further Education and Training - B194

Hamilton Campus Full Time Level 5

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The key purpose of both Edge Hill University and Wirral Metropolitan College Higher Education courses is to improve outcomes for our students by producing a highly skilled workforce, increasing employment opportunities, earning potential and develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for graduate level employment. These courses aim to inspire our students to change for the better their own futures as well as the lives of others.
Through the provision of an outstanding student experience and built upon learning and teaching opportunities of exceptional quality, these courses harness the creativity of our staff and promote the institution's values of inclusion, equality and diversity with a view to engaging with the social issues of the day relating to social justice, sustainability, internationalisation, and civic duty (cf. Taught Degrees Framework).

Course Details

Level 5 Modules:

  • Principles of Learning and Curriculum Design
  • Entry Guidelines
    Applicants for the University Higher Diploma are expected to have appropriate and relevant L4 qualifications (such as the first year of a Bachelor's degree) or equivalent, or significant appropriate industry experience. Applicants should:
  • have 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent as a minimum qualification, to include English.
  • They should be operating at level 2 in English and Maths.
  • They should have an A-level (or other equivalent level 3 qualification) in their teaching subject specialism.
  • Candidates may also be considered where they have industry experience with Level 3 in a subject relevant to teaching practice.
  • Applicants are expected to have English language proficiency (IELTS) minimally equivalent to overall 6.5 with no element below 6.0. Equivalent qualifications can be found on the Edge Hill University website
    Equipment Required

    Laptop and access to the internet is needed. However, the College can support trainees with IT and Digital equipment if needed.

    Assessment Method

    Written Assessments:

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Portfolio Evidence
  • Where can I progress to?
    Employment Teaching in the Further Education Sector, but not at Higher Education level.

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    Starting 5th September 2023 - Ending - 6th September 2023

    REF B194P001

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 09:00 — 12:00 Hamilton Campus
    Wednesday 10:30 — 12:00 Hamilton Campus

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Please note, this fee is the cost per year. For Higher Education (HE) courses, student loans are available to most students undertaking a degree, foundation degree, HNC / HND or teacher training programme. Visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance for details.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24. Find out more about student loans for Higher Education Programmes.

    Course information correct at 24.04.23

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