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British Qualifications 2017

British Qualifications 2017

A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom

Kogan Page Editorial

£89.99

The definitive reference guide to educational, academic, professional and vocational qualifications in the UK. The details of over 350 professional institutes and UK universities and colleges are included.

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About the book

Now in its 47th edition, British Qualifications 2017 is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With an equal focus on vocational studies, this essential guide has full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education and is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.


Table Of Contents

  • Section - I: INTRODUCTION
    • Chapter - 1: Education Reform
    • Chapter - 2: Foundation Degrees
    • Chapter - 3: Policy and Regulation
    • Chapter - 4: Quality Assurance
    • Chapter - 5: QualificationFrameworks
  • Section - II: TEACHING ESTABLISHMENTS
    • Chapter - 6: Further and Higher Education
    • Chapter - 7: Further and Higher Education Institutions
    • Chapter - 8: England andWales
    • Chapter - 9: Scotland
    • Chapter - 10: Northern Ireland
    • Chapter - 11: Universities and HE Colleges
    • Chapter - 12: Institutions receiving funding from Higher Education
    • Chapter - 13: Funding Council for England
    • Chapter - 14: Universities receiving funding from the Department for
    • Chapter - 15: Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland
    • Chapter - 16: Higher Education Institutions receiving funding from the Scottish
    • Chapter - 17: Funding Council
    • Chapter - 18: Institutions receiving funding from the Higher Education
    • Chapter - 19: Funding Council forWales
    • Chapter - 20: Other HE Organizations
  • Section - III: QUALIFICATIONS
    • Chapter - 21: Introduction
    • Chapter - 22: Definition of Common Terms
    • Chapter - 23: Accrediting Regulatory Bodies
    • Chapter - 24: England
    • Chapter - 25: Scotland
    • Chapter - 26: Validating, Examining and Awarding Bodies/Organizations
    • Chapter - 27: ABC Awards
    • Chapter - 28: AQA
    • Chapter - 29: ASDAN
    • Chapter - 30: City & Guilds
    • Chapter - 31: Pearson (Edexcel, BTEC, EDI and LCCI)
    • Chapter - 32: NCFE
    • Chapter - 33: OCR
    • Chapter - 34: WJEC
  • Section - IV: QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED IN UNIVERSITIES
    • Chapter - 35: Admission to Degree Courses
    • Chapter - 36: Higher Education Institutes (HEIs)
    • Chapter - 37: The Open University
    • Chapter - 38: Business Schools
    • Chapter - 39: Awards
    • Chapter - 40: First degrees
    • Chapter - 41: Higher degrees
    • Chapter - 42: Foundation degrees
    • Chapter - 43: Honorary degrees
    • Chapter - 44: Diplomas and certificates of higher education
    • Chapter - 45: Postgraduate diplomas and certificates
    • Chapter - 46: Postgraduate courses
    • Chapter - 47: Business schools
    • Chapter - 48: First awards
    • Chapter - 49: Higher awards
    • Chapter - 50: Universities listings
  • Section - V: QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED BY PROFESSIONAL AND TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
    • Chapter - 51: The Functions of Professional Associations
    • Chapter - 52: Qualifications
    • Chapter - 53: Study
    • Chapter - 54: Protection of Members’ Interests
    • Chapter - 55: Membership of Professional Associations
    • Chapter - 56: Qualifying Associations
    • Chapter - 57: Examinations and Requirements
    • Chapter - 58: Gaining Professional Qualifications
    • Chapter - 59: The professions: listings
  • Section - VI: BODIES ACCREDITING INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS
    • Chapter - 60: The British Accrediation Council for Independent
    • Chapter - 61: Further and Higher Education (BAC)
    • Chapter - 62: The British Council
    • Chapter - 63: The Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC)
    • Chapter - 64: The Council for Independent Further Education (CIFE)
  • Section - VII: STUDY ASSOCIATIONS AND THE ’LEARNED SOCIETIES
    • Chapter - 65: Occupational Associations
    • Chapter - 66: List of Study Associations and Learned Societies
    • Chapter - 67: Index



Reviews

The single best one-volume reference on British educational awards in print
World Education News and Reviews

A copy of this book should be at the very least in every sixth form and FE college library
National Association for Staff Development

A tome (no other word will do) which sums up all in its title
The Guardian


Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749479497
  • Edition: 47
  • Published: 3rd December 2016
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 240x170
  • 608 pages

About the Author

British Qualifications 2017 is compiled and updated by Kogan Page editorial staff using details direct from the universities, professional institutes and awarding bodies to ensure that the book contains the most current, correct information available.


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