British Qualifications 2016: A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom

British Qualifications 2016: A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom

by Philip Kogan

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Overview

Now in its 46th edition, British Qualifications 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780749474805
Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd
Publication date: 12/28/2015
Edition description: Forty-sixth Edition
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

British Qualifications 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.

Table of Contents

References
How to Use this Book
Index of Abbreviations and Designatory Letters

 
PART 1 INTRODUCTION
Education Reform
Foundation Degrees
Policy and Regulation
Quality Assurance
Qualification Frameworks
 
PART 2 TEACHING ESTABLISHMENTS
Further and Higher Education
Further and Higher Education Institutions
  England and Wales
  Scotland
  Northern Ireland
Universities and HE Colleges
  Institutions receiving funding from Higher Education Funding Council for England
  Universities receiving funding from the Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland
  Higher Education Institutions receiving funding from the Scottish Funding Council
  Institutions receiving funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
  Other HE Organizations
 
PART 3 QUALIFICATIONS
Introduction
  Definition of Common Terms
Accrediting Regulatory Bodies
  England
  Scotland
Validating, Examining and Awarding Bodies/Organizations
  ABC Awards
  AQA
  ASDAN
  City & Guilds
  Pearson (Edexcel, BTEC, EDI and LCCI)
  NCFE
  OCR
  WJEC
 
PART 4 QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED IN UNIVERSITIES
Admission to Degree Courses
  Higher Education Institutes (HEIs)
  The Open University
  Business Schools
Awards
  First degrees
  Higher degrees
  Foundation degrees
  Honorary degrees
  Diplomas and certificates of higher education
  Postgraduate diplomas and certificates
  Postgraduate courses
  Business schools
  First awards
  Higher awards
University of Aberdeen
University of Abertay, Dundee
Aberystwyth University
Anglia Ruskin University
  Colchester Institute
Ashridge
Aston University
Bangor University
University College, Barnsley
University of Bath
Bath Spa University
University of Bedfordshire
The Queen’s University of Belfast
University of Birmingham
  School of Education, Selly Oak
  University College Birmingham
Birmingham City University
Bishop Grosseteste University
Blackburn College
Bournemouth University
University of Bradford
  Bradford College
University of Brighton
University of Bristol
University of the West of England, Bristol
Brunel University
University of Buckingham
Buckinghamshire New University
University of Cambridge
Cambridge International College
Canterbury Christ Church University
Cardiff University
Cardiff Metropolitan University
University of Central Lancashire
University of Chester
University of Chichester
City University London
  Guildhall School of Music & Drama
  Regents University London
  The Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre
  Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance
Coventry University
Cranfield University
University for the Creative Arts
University of Cumbria
De Montfort University
University of Derby
University Centre Doncaster
University of Dundee
Durham University
  Cranmer Hall, St John’s College
  New College Durham
  Royal Academy of Dance
  Ushaw College
University of East Anglia
  City College Norwich
  Eastonotley College
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Napier University
  Edinburgh College of Art
University of Essex
  Writtle College
University of Exeter
  UCP Marjon-University College Plymouth St Mark & St John
Falmouth University
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Caledonian University
The Glasgow School of Art
University of Gloucestershire
Glyndwr University
University of Greenwich
Grimsby Institute/University Centre
Harper Adams University
  Askham Bryan College
Heriot-Watt University
  Edinburgh College of Art
University of Hertfordshire
  Hertfordshire Regional College
  North Hertfordshire College
  Oaklands College
  West Herts College
The University of Huddersfield
University of Hull
  Bishop Burton College
  Doncaster College
Imperial College, London
Keele University
University of Kent
Kingston University
Lancaster University
  Blackpool and The Fylde College
  Edge Hill University
University of Leeds
  College of the Resurrection
  Leeds College of Art
  Leeds College of Music
  Leeds Trinity University
  Northern School of Contemporary Dance
  York St John University
Leeds Beckett University
University of Leicester
  Newman University
University of Lincoln
  East Riding College
  Hull College
  North Lindsey College
University of Liverpool
  Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool John Moores University
University of the Arts London
London Contemporary Dance School
London Metropolitan University
The London School of Osteopathy
London South Bank University
University of East London
University of West London
University of London; Birkbeck
University of London; Courtauld Institute of Art
University of London; Goldsmiths
University of London; Heythrop College
University of London; Institute in Paris
University of London; Institute of Education
University of London; King’s College London
University of London; London School of Economics & Political Science
University of London; London School of Jewish Studies
University of London; Queen Mary
University of London; Royal Holloway
University of London; Royal Veterinary College
University of London; School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London; The School of Pharmacy
University of London; University College London (UCL)
University of Loughborough
University of Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Middlesex University
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
University of Northampton
University of Northumbria at Newcastle
University of Nottingham
Nottingham Trent University
  Southampton Solent University
The Open University
University of Oxford
Oxford Brookes University
University of Plymouth
  South Devon College
  Truro & Penwith College
University of Portsmouth
Queen Margaret University College
University of Reading
Robert Gordon University
Roehampton University
The Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Royal Agricultural University
  Askham Bryan College
Royal Ballet School
Royal College of Art
Royal College of Music
The Royal College of Organists
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Royal Northern College of Music
University of St Andrews
University of Salford
  Riverside College, Halton
University of Sheffield
Sheffield Hallam University
University of South Wales
University of Southampton
Staffordshire University
University of Stirling
Stockport College
University of Strathclyde
University Campus Suffolk
University of Sunderland
  Sunderland College
University of Surrey
  Farnborough College of Technology
  NESCOT (North East Surrey College of Technology)
  St Mary’s College
University of Sussex
Swansea University
University of Teesside
  Askham Bryan College
Trinity College London
University of Ulster
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
University of Warwick
University of West of Scotland
The University of Westminster
The University of Winchester
University of Wolverhampton
University College Worcester
University of York
Yorkshire Coast College
 
PART 5 QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED BY PROFESSIONAL AND TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
The Functions of Professional Associations
  Qualifications
  Study
  Protection of Members’ Interests
Membership of Professional Associations
  Qualifying Associations
  Examinations and Requirements
  Gaining Professional Qualifications
Accountancy
Acoustics
Advertising and Public Relations
Agriculture and Horticulture
Ambulance Service
Arbitration
Archaeology
Architecture
Art and Design
Astronomy and Space Science
Aviation
Awards
Banking
Beauty Therapy and Beauty Culture
Biological Sciences
Brewing
Building
Business Studies
Catering and Institutional Management
Chemistry
Chiropody
Chiropractic
The Churches
Cinema, Film and Television
Cleaning, Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Colour Technology
Communications and Media
Computing and Information Technology
Counselling
Credit Management
Dancing
Dentistry
Dietetics
Distribution
Dramatic and Performing Arts
Driving Instructors
Embalming
Employment and Careers Services
Engineering
  Aeronautical
  Agricultural
  Automobile
  Building Services
  Chemical
  Civil
  Electrical, Electronic and Manufacturing
  Energy
  Environmental
  Fire
  Gas
  General
  Marine
  Mechanical
  Mining
  Nuclear
  Production
  Refractories
  Refrigeration
  Road, Rail and Transport
  Sheet Metal
  Structural
  Water
Engineering Design
Environmental Sciences
Export
Fisheries Management
Floristry
Food Science and Nutrition
Forestry and Arboriculture
Foundry Technology and Pattern Making
Freight Forwarding
Fundraising
Funeral Directing, Burial and Cremation Administration
Furnishing and Furniture
Gemmology and Jewellery
Genealogy
Geography
Geology
Glass Technology
Hairdressing
Health and Health Services
Horses and Horse Riding
Housing
Indexing
Industrial Safety
Insurance and Actuarial Work
Journalism
Land and Property
Landscape Architecture
Languages, Linguistics and Translation
Law
Leisure and Recreation Management
Librarianship and Information Work
Management
Manufacturing
Marketing and Sales
Martial Arts
Massage and Allied Therapies
Mathematics
Medical Herbalism
Medical Secretaries
Medicine
Metallurgy
Meteorology and Climatology
Microscopy
Museum and Related Work
Music
Musical Instrument Technology
Naval Architecture
Navigation, Seamanship and Marine Qualifications
Non-destructive Testing
Nursery Nursing
Nursing and Midwifery
Occupational Therapy
Opticians (Dispensing)
Optometry
Orthoptics
Osteopathy and Naturopathy
Patent Agency
Pension Management
Personnel Management
Pharmacy
Photography
Physics
Physiotherapy
Plumbing
Printing
Professional Investigation
Psychoanalysis
Psychology
Psychotherapy
Purchasing and Supply
Quality Assurance
Radiography
Retail
Security
Social Work and Probation
Sociology
Speech and Language Therapy
Sports Science
Statistics
Stockbroking and Securities
Surgical, Dental and Cardiological Technicians
Surveying
Swimming Instruction
Taxation
Taxi Drivers
Teaching/Education
Technical Communications
Textiles
Timber Technology
Town and Country Planning
Trading Standards
Transport
Travel and Tourism
Veterinary Science
Wastes Management
Watch and Clock Making and Repairing
Welding
Welfare
 
PART 6 BODIES ACCREDITING INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS
The British Accrediation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC)
The British Council
The Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC)
The Council for Independent Further Education (CIFE)
 
PART 7 STUDY ASSOCIATIONS AND THE LEARNED SOCIETIES
Occupational Associations
List of Study Associations and Learned Societies
 
Index

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