Part Time

Subject Area

Access to HE

Course Length

1 Year


Bede, Washington





Course Level


Home / Course / Access to Teaching

Who is this course for?

Students who are 19 years and above who are wanting to apply to university for degrees in;

Suitable for Degrees in Education

  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Educational Studies
  • Childhood Studies

What do you need to apply for the course?

4 GCSE’s at grade C or a full level 2 plus Maths and English at level 2.

Complete an English and Maths assessment and attend an interview.

Must have GCSE maths at grade C or above for teaching.

What are the key things you'll learn?

Pathway Units, level 3, 9 credits :Teaching and Learning, Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology, English Language Studies.

*History (optional )


Core Units ungraded : Higher Maths, level 3, 3 credits, Study Skills ,level 2 ,6 credits, IT level 2 ,3 credits, Mathematics level 2 , 3 credits.= 15 credits

How you will learn

Lectures, Tutorials, Workshops,

Continuous Assessment involving building a portfolio to include :

Essays, Reports, Projects ,Academic Posters, Leaflets, Internal exams approx. three assessments per unit.

Deadlines and submission dates set internally and portfolios examined by external moderators.

Where could this course take you?

University courses and progression to Careers in Teaching and Education.

What costs will you incur?

If you are aged between 19 and 23 years old (on the first day of your course) and do not already have a full Level 3, or higher qualification, you will not have to pay course fees. This may be different for learners studying on a course in the workplace.

If you are aged 19 or over, on the first day of your course, studying at Level 3 or above, you are able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs of your course, similar to arrangements for higher education students.