Course description

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education Professions) acts as the ideal preparation for a Bachelor of Education. Its education and development focused modules provide you with knowledge specific to teaching and education and can be used as an equivalent to three A-Levels.

Throughout the course, you will learn all about how to manage behaviour in the classroom. You will explore numerous topics that will shed light on the development of children, from the psychology of learning to theories of child development, disability and special education needs.

At a glance:

  • 100% online study
  • Change your career and become a teacher
  • Understand education and development
  • Completion possible in 9-12 months
  • Study a degree without A Levels
  • Learn at your pace
  • No Exams

Course content

  • Unit 1: Exploring Roles and Responsibilities
  • Unit 2: Exploring the Development of a Typical Child
  • Unit 3: Learning and Study Skills
  • Unit 4: Planning and Writing an Assignment
  • Unit 5: Writing and Studying Academic Texts
  • Unit 6: Introduction to Human Reproduction
  • Unit 7: Theories of Play
  • Unit 8: Contemporary Education
  • Unit 9: Educational Achievement
  • Unit 10: Equal Opportunities
  • Unit 11: Managing Behaviour in an Educational Setting
  • Unit 12: Safeguarding in an Educational Setting
  • Unit 13: Special Education Needs and Disability
  • Unit 14: Stages and Theories in Language Acquisition
  • Unit 15: Short Story Analysis
  • Unit 16: Human Digestive System and Dietary Needs
  • Unit 17: Child Development Theories
  • Unit 18: Learning
  • Unit 19: The Psychology of Child Development
  • Unit 20: Education in Contemporary Society

Course session dates

Completion possible in 9-12 months – 100% online study

Useful information

A range of units make up this qualification, with an assignment at the end of each. You will submit your work to your tutor for marking and tailored feedback. You must acquire 60 credits in total in order to achieve the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education Professions). Of these credits, 45 will be taken from graded units which focus on the academic subject areas included in the course. The remaining 15 come from ungraded units included to help you to improve your academic writing and study skills.

As part of your programme, you will also receive help as well as guidance on your university application and the research you need to do to get the most out of your diploma.