2021/22 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue
BA Learning and Teaching
|Programme code:||BA-PT/L&T||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||2 Years||Method of Attendance:||Part Time|
|Programme manager:||Anita Collins||Contact address:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
Total credits: 120
GCSE English grade A*- C or 9 - 4 or equivalent
GCSE Maths grade A*- C or 9 - 4 or equivalent
A FD, DipHE or equivalent level qualification in L&T or a similar relevant discipline
A qualification at NVQ level 5 normally coupled with at least 2 year’s experience of work in an educational role or setting
Applicants must be engaged in relevant work (paid or voluntary) with a minimum of 60 hours per year.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Lifelong Learning Centre
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
Learning and Teaching Examination Board - Lifelong Learning Centre
Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:
The programme has been developed with reference to the Subject Benchmark Statement for Education Studies
The BA Top-up in Learning and Teaching is a part-time programme for people working or volunteering in training, tutoring or support roles with learners in schools, specialist units, FE, HE, the voluntary sector, libraries and a variety of other contexts.
The programme runs for one afternoon per week and can be completed within 18 months. It is aimed at those working with learners in a variety of roles and contexts who wish to further develop their understanding and expertise in teaching and learning, building on their learning at Foundation Degree level to gain a specialist degree which enhances their career prospects. The BA combines the development of specialist knowledge through option modules (for example on Leadership or Playful Learning), with core modules on broader issues in education. The dissertation also offers the opportunity to research a particular area of interest.
Teaching on the BA programme is in relatively small groups, enabling students to actively engage in sessions, and to benefit from a supportive context. Members of the Lifelong Learning Centre staff team are dedicated to helping students with all aspects of their progress to make the most of their time at the University.
Year1 - View timetable
|LLLC3952||Researching the Learning and Teaching Sector||20 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|LLLC3970||Issues and Ethics in Professional Practice||20 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
Candidates must take:
either 40 credits from the following optional modules or 20 credits of optional modules and 20 credits of discovery modules.
|LLLC3945||An Introduction to Autism||20 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|LLLC3966||Who do you think you are? Exploring Learning Identities||20 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|LLLC3976||Playful Learning: using game philosophy to develop new approaches to learning and teaching||20 credits||Not running in 202122|
|LLLC3983||Creative Interventions in the City||20 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|LLLC3984||Leadership for Learning in Community and Educational Settings||20 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
Candidates may take 0 - 20 credits of discovery modules
Year2 - View timetable
Candidates must take the following compulsory module
|LLLC3969||Dissertation||40 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)|
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