Global Banking School (GBS)
The diploma in education and training course will give students the opportunity to gain a wide range of education and teaching knowledge tied to practical skills gained through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. Students will gain specialist knowledge, employability, and transferable skills to further their career prospects.
Standard Entry Requirements (Under 21 years old)
80 UCAS tariff points or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 60 Credit Ofqual qualification at level 3). 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualifications. Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements will be considered on an individual basis.
All applicants are assessed by the admissions team via an interview for listening and speaking, with a numeracy test and for writing via a personal reflection statement.
Applicants aged 21+
If applicants aged 21+ do not meet the standard entry requirements, we will also consider those with life/work skills which would make them suitable for undergraduate study with our Foundation programme.
All applicants must be assessed by the GBS admissions team via an interview for listening and speaking skills, with a numeracy test and for writing via a statement of personal reflection.
– Application form
– Supervised Personal reflection statement
– Numeracy test
– Personal interview
Our diploma in education and training can be used as a starting point to work towards various professional memberships and students will have the skills and knowledge to progress and gain credits against the standards of bachelor degrees in higher education institutions.
There are no formal examinations required for this course. Assessments are undertaken in various ways:
Writing an assignment
Analysing a case study
Completing a portfolio of evidence
You will be required to work in your own time to complete research, homework tasks or group work. Self-study is vital to your success on this course and lecturers will give you guidance on how best to approach this throughout the study period.
The learner will need to achieve a minimum of 120 credits, of which 61 credits must be at level 5 or above. In addition, you will be required to undertake 100 teaching practice hours.