Course details

Study options

Part-time: 2 to 5 years

Course level

Undergraduate

Qualification

FdA

Start date

September

Course description

If you’re already working in teaching, or would like to pursue a career in teaching in the Post-14 sector, this course will enable you to:

Please note that you will study this course at one of our partner colleges:

Our FdA Post-14 Education and Training is suitable for you if you’re wishing to pursue a career in teaching in the Post-14 sector. You may be a new, in-service teacher, an aspiring teacher accessing voluntary teaching hours, or you may be an in-service teacher who has already completed a Certificate in Education or equivalent and wish to progress onto an FdA. You may be working or placed across the wider sector, including academies and schools (post-14), adult and community education, work-based learning, training providers, prisons or public services. This course is designed to develop teaching skills by helping trainees to reflect on their practice and development as a teacher.

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How you will learn

You'll study through a mixture of theory and practical work, and reflect on your practice.

How you're assessed

You'll be assessed using your work-based activities, creative presentations, essays, discussion papers, case studies and portfolios. There are no exams.

Entry requirements

For information on entry requirements, please contact the partner college you wish to study at.

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

For fee information, please contact the partner college you wish to study at.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the College that you wish to study at:

Careers

Demand is growing for teachers in vocational settings to gain academic qualifications commensurate with their skill level.

This qualification will allow progression to a full honours degree and will therefore open up a range of career opportunities within the education sector.

Contact details

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Admissionsaskadmissions@derby.ac.uk+44 (0)1332 591167
Generalmarketing@derby.ac.uk+44 (0)1332 590500

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Teaching hours

Like most universities, we operate extended teaching hours at the University of Derby, so contact time with your lecturers and tutors could be anytime between 9am and 9pm. Your timetable will usually be available on the website 24 hours after enrolment on to your course.

Please note: Our courses are refreshed and updated on a regular basis. If you are thinking about transferring onto this course (into the second year for example), you should contact the programme leader for the relevant course information as modules may vary from those shown on this page.

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