• LevelLevel 5 in year 1 and Level 6 in year 2
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyThe Open University


Education is a dynamic process of human, cultural, economic, and social development that is fundamental in a changing, globalised world. This course combines ideas and research from areas such as education, psychology, sociology, philosophy, social policy and history.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Developing Reflective Practice
  • Innovation & Educational Practice
  • Educational Psychology
  • External Influences on Education
  • Inclusive Practice in Education

September- July

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a CertEd Education, or 120 credits at Level 4 in an Education related subject.

Alternatively, applications with Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status at Level 4, as well as those with Level 3 qualifications and significant professional experience may be considered- alongside a Recognition of Prior Attainment portfolio.

This course requires a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

Teaching methods will include lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials designed to support the development of understanding of the key content and themes of the programme of study.

Academic support is designed to facilitate student learning through supported student-led sessions, critical to developing graduate skills and support future career development.

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods, including, essays, presentations, research tasks, projects and case studies.

Fees payable directly to Middlesbrough College, £6,900.

Student finance code- 557648

If you would like to study a higher education course, financial support is available. Please click here for more information and see what support you could receive.

For new applicants, please press the apply now button at the top of this webpage and complete our online application form.

Our team will make contact with you for further details and to arrange an interview.

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Higher Education

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Through our partnership with The Open University, we can deliver job-focused, affordable degrees. Our Higher Education Centre is a dedicated study area exclusively for our university level students. This fantastic new addition to the College provides teaching space and independent study areas as well as a social space.
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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.


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