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Birmingham City University

Conductive Education

UCAS Code: X161

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Two A levels can be combined with up to two AS levels, A levels can be combined with BTEC and OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

AS

A,A-E,E

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Pass in a preferably in a relevant subject

Only in combination with other qualifications In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

CGSE grade 4 English and Mathematics. English language or mathematics equivalence only in combination with three GCSEs at C/4 or above:- BTEC Level 2 Diploma - Merit or above BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate - Merit or above Intermediate GNVQ - Pass or City and Guilds Level 2 Certificates in Adult Numeracy/ Adult Literacy - Pass Functional Skills/ Essential Skills level 2 (Maths) - Pass

At tutor's discretion

At tutor's discretion

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Obtain a minimum of 24 points overall. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates if they obtain a total of 12 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects and alongside other acceptable level 3 qualifications to meet 96 UCAS Tariff Points For students who do not already hold a GCSE in Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level) from the IB Diploma will be accepted. For students who do not already hold a GCSE in English Language at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not literature) Group A - Grade 4 or above, OR English Language Group B Grade 5 from the IB will be accepted.

Pass the Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 96 tariff points, achieved in four Higher level subjects. This must include Maths and English Language taken at either Ordinary level (minimum grade O1-O4 (or A-C/A1-C3)) or Higher level (minimum grade H5/D1).

See Level 3 entry for full details

Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

DD

Can be combined with A levels, AS levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MMM

Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DD

Can be combined with A levels, AS levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Scottish Advanced Higher

D,D,D

Achieve a minimum of 96 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where three Advanced Highers have been taken achieve a minimum of grades DDD.

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C

Can be combined with Scottish Advanced Highers to obtain 96 UCAS tariff points from a maximum of four subjects.

UCAS Tariff

96

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

67%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Special needs teaching

If you want to transform the lives of people with disabilities and neurological motor disorders to help them be as independent as possible – then our unique BA (Hons) in Conductive Education could be the undergraduate degree course for you. This unique course provides the only opportunity in the UK to qualify as a professional conductor to work with children and/or adults with physical disabilities. It is delivered by the National Institute of Conductive Education (NICE) based in Moseley, Birmingham, in conjunction with Birmingham City University.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

National Institute of Conductive Ed

Department:

School of Education and Social Work

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

81%
med
Special needs teaching

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Teacher training

Teaching and learning

89%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
94%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
94%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

77%
Library resources
80%
IT resources
84%
Course specific equipment and facilities
86%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Special needs teaching

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£22k

£22k

£23k

£23k

£23k

£23k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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