BA Education & Training
develop your understanding of the theory and practice involved in education.
Course Duration: Full-time 3 years or Part-time 5 years
Intakes: September | January | April
Mode of Study: Online
our BA (Hons) in Education & Training provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country.
It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective practitioner in the education sector.
It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of curriculum planning, effective performance, action research and development. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within education and/or management.
Our BA in Education & Training consists of two phases:
1. Completing the mandatory 18 modules provided by ‘OTHM’ UK awarding body, thus earning the following certificates earning the total of 360 UK credits:
OTHM Level 4 diploma in Education & Training Management
OTHM Level 5 diploma in Education & Training
OTHM Level 6 diploma in Teaching & Learning
*Foundation year (Level 3 diploma by OTHM) is encouraged, however, not mandatory if an applicant already possesses the equivalent certificate. The foundation year adds an additional 120 UK credits.
2. Continuing onto Eton University’s top-up, Capstone project stage; earning the additional 60 UK/12 US credits.
For entry onto the BA in Education & Training programme that includes Foundation Year, learners must:
● Have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
● Should be at least 16 years old
● Preferably to have secondary/high school diploma
For entry onto the BA in Education & Training programme that skips Foundation Year, learners must have:
● Relevant NQF/QCF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent
● Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
● Mature learners (over 21) with management experience
English requirements: If a learner is not a national of an English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency at a standard equivalent to the levels identified below,
● Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
● Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 51
● IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5
For Phase One, a variety of assignments and tasks will be used to support learning and assess the knowledge, such as presentations, essays, reports and case studies. All units within this phase are assessed internally by Eton University and externally by OTHM.
For the capstone project, students are required to choose a specific theme; an area of their interest within an educational context. The final project should contain 7,000 words and be completed in 2 quarters, however, flexible options are available.
To obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Education & Training candidates must fulfil the following requirements:
▪ A pass in all modules and a successful completion of minimum 420 credits in total
Unit 1: Academic English and Study Skills
This module is designed to help students develop competence in and awareness of academic English and study skills in in preparation for entry to an undergraduate degree programme.
Unit 2: Foundation Mathematics
The aim of this module is to consolidate learners’ knowledge of mathematics and to introduce more topics in the areas of statistical methods and linear algebra. As the business world embraces the use of bigger data in all areas of operation, the mathematical techniques taught in this module will be necessary to aid in the understanding of data, valuable in enhancing future employment prospects.
Unit 3: Foundation Computing
This module provides an introduction to computing and the concepts of hardware and its uses. Learners will gain an understanding of data systems and data presentation, key aspects of computer networks and the importance of ethical and legal issues in relation to computing.
Unit 4: Society and Culture
The module introduces students to a variety of contemporary issues related to society and culture, enabling learners to understand social and cultural literacy by developing their knowledge and understanding of societies and cultures.
Unit 5: Introduction to Business
This unit will provide learners with knowledge and understanding of how different forms of business ownership operate. It will cover how businesses are run in terms of their form of ownership, the impact of external factors on business success, understanding the different objectives businesses may have, and the key functional areas within a business which enable it to operate effectively.
Unit 6: Foundation Accounting and Economics
This module provides an introduction to the fundamentals of accounting and economics. Learners will gain an understanding of financial reports through their preparation, based on the double-entry bookkeeping system which is essential for the management of any organisation. The unit will also develop learners’ understanding of how economic issues affect choices about resources and markets and how consumers, producers and governments interact in markets nationally and internationally.
Successful completion of the Bachelors in Education & Training qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards a relevant Degree or Masters programme with advanced standing.
Careers relating to this degree include:
Community education officer
Business Development Manager
Early years teacher
English as a foreign language teacher
Students will study this program through our Hybrid Learning model.
This virtual study mode allows flexibility and expert-led teaching to be accessed from anywhere. Students only need their laptop and a stable internet connection. Each module contains 4 one-to-one or small group sessions with the tutor. Sessions are recorded and available to be rewatched at any time through the learning portal. The learning management system gives students access to course materials and resources relevant to the study programme, such as textbooks, presentations, case studies and guides. If required, additional private tuition hours can be booked.
Our program is delivered in partnership with OTHM
OTHM is a British awarding organization who offer a range of diplomas which lead to degree top-up programs. You can find out more information about our affiliation here.