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Education Diplomas

The Diplomas within the Education subject area provide an opportunity for learners to develop their understanding and knowledge in preparation for progression onto higher education level courses relating to subjects and careers in early years education and teaching.

About this subject area

Across the Diplomas, units can be selected from a wide range of modules including:

  • Childhood Studies
  • Education Practice
  • Education Studies
  • Education Theory.

There are also opportunities to include some units linked to national curriculum subjects such as:

  • Biology
  • History
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Mathematics.

As with all Diplomas there is also the opportunity to deliver units which support the development of academic skills such as critical thinking, research and study techniques.

 

Follow the links below for more information about each Diploma.

Learner destinations

Learners who have studied one of the Diplomas within the Education subject area have progressed onto a variety of degree programmes including:

  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Early Years Education
  • Primary Education with QTS
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology and Childhood Studies
  • Speech and Language
  • Special Education Needs, Disability, and Inclusion Studies
  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence. 

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