This programme enables you to negotiate the content of your own part-time honours degree. Programme content builds upon work-based (or work-related) elements, as well as your own prior learning. You will also explore new areas of learning through taught courses.
You will devise your programme in consultation with your employer and university tutor. The programme is also useful preparation for career progression if you have work experience but are not currently in paid employment.
Academic credits can be awarded for your previous 'experiential' learning. This may have been informal, and you may have viewed it as part of becoming more experienced in your work. You will be guided in making a claim for this.
You may also have taken short courses which were not part of a degree but for which an award was given. Credit may be awarded for this learning, either directly or through a vocational award conversion course.
Overall, the programme will enable you to become an effective, informed and reflective honours graduate who is able to apply academic study to the workplace.
A foundation degree is also available.
The aims of the programme are:
The content of this programme is negotiable, but students gain core, key and transferable skills and a knowledge of subjects useful for their careers.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
Applicants should have:
EITHER A foundation degree
OR 240 credits from the first two years of a degree programme or an equivalent qualification
AND be in employment.
• Credit is given for students' prior learning and learning through the workplace.
No work experience is required.
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