British Qualifications 2015: A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom

Editor: Kogan Page, Ltd.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Kogan Page

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78539-676-2
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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Now in its 45th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers.

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Table of Contents

  • Publisher's Note
  • 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
  • Edexcel Foundation
  • EDI plc
  • 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
  • School of Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology at Regent's College
  • 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 College of Art
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • 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
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • 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
  • Askham Bryan College
  • 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 Metropolitan 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Diving
  • 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