NATIONAL ACADEMY OF THE STATE BORDERGUARD SERVICE OF UKRAINE NAMED AFTER BOHDAN KHMELNYTSKYI Translation department
THE HIGHER EDUCATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND
PRESENTED BY Mariia Halinska Group 442
SUPERVISED BY Iryna Viktorivna Herasymchuk
Introduction………………………………………..................................3 Chapter I. The main information about the Higher Educational System of the Great Britain……………………………………………………...5 1.1. General information about the education in the UK....……………5 1.2. The Higher Educational System of the UK………...……………..6 1.3. Universities in the United Kingdom. History and reputation of the universities……………………………………………………………...8 Chapter II. Specific information about the higher education…..………13 2.1 The importance of higher education in modern society…………...13 2.2 Degree awarding powers and the title ‘university’…………......... 15 2.3 Qualifications. Credit Systems. ……………………...……………16 2.4 Entry requirements for the university. Admission…………………17 2.5 Top 5 universities in the UK ……………………..………………..19 Conclusion……………………………………………………………..23 Bibliography…………………………………………………………...25 Appendices ……………………………………………………………26 Appendix A. Glossary…………………………………………………28 Appendix B. British system of education……………………………...29
Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as university colleges and liberal arts colleges. Higher education includes both the teaching and the research activities of universities, and within the realm of teaching, it includes both the undergraduate level (sometimes referred to as tertiary education) and the graduate (or postgraduate) level (sometimes referred to as quaternary education). Higher education differs from other forms of post-secondary education such as vocational education. However, most professional education is included within higher education, and many postgraduate qualifications are strongly vocationally or professionally oriented, for example in disciplines such as law and medicine. Higher education in the UK varies depending on the constituent state (England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland), though the systems are fairly similar. Undergraduate degrees at universities in the UK typically last three years, although courses in Scotland are usually a year longer. The topicality of the research: Nowadays, the higher education plays important role in everyone’s life. It can help to achieve better job position and it gives more opportunities. The theme is a specially relevant given that it is essential to know about the higher education in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, because the education is exceptionally good there and more and more people would like to study there. The object of the research is the Higher Education of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The subject of the research is the peculiarities and features of the higher education in the UK The aim of the research is to study the main features of Higher Education in the UK; to identify the most famous universities, enter requirements and credit system; understand the role of higher education in modern society. The practical value of the research: this research paper may be used in the course of...
...System of Education in the UnitedKingdom
The quality of a country's future life, commercially, industrially and intellectually, depends on the quality of its education system. The state in the UnitedKingdom provides a full range of free schooling. Those parents who prefer to send their children to private educational institutions, are free to do so. There are about 2500 fee-paying, or public schools in the country.
State schooling in the UK is not as centralized as in most European countries. Firstly, there is no prescribed curriculum. Secondly, the types of schools available and the age ranges for which they cater vary in different parts of the country. Local Educational Authorities are responsible for education in each area. At any state school no tuition fees are payable. State schooling in the UK is funded by the government and the local rates.
Schooling is voluntary under the age of five, and compulsory from 5 to 16. Generally, primary education in the UK takes place in infant schools (for ages 5-7) and junior schools (for ages 8—11); secondary education takes place in secondary schools. Pupils can stay at school voluntarily for up to three years longer. Until 1964 children took an 'eleven plus exam' at the age of 11 and were 'streamed' according to the results of the exam for education in different types of secondary...
...The Finest HigherEducation System Is American
Many academics and journalists constantly bring up the debate on whether the U.S. highereducation system is sound or needs revision. America has a sort of inferiority complex about it. People claim that the professors are not up to the job, that organizations are inadequate, that students do not commit and study enough, and that the teaching paradigm is outdated. In particular, they assert that grades (and grade inflation) are bad for learning, that standardized tests as an entry requirement cause discrimination and that costs are prohibitive. In all aspects, it seems that there is something inherently wrong about American education. Yet what many people appear not to notice is the self-evident fact that the U.S. has the best highereducation system in the world, by far. This paper will analyze how American schools generate rewarding meritocracy and how their flexibility, campus life and extracurricular activities are positive character building features for students. It will then discuss the economic side and why it can be seen as positive too. All the downsides are of little relevance when compared to the positive features that attracts more international students to America than any other country, especially the most talented ones. Alarmists should not be concerned about the way highereducation...
The UnitedKingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, called the UnitedKingdom, GB or UK, is a sovereign state in Western Europe. It is made up of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is a member of the European Union, the United Nations, the Commonwealth, NATO and the G8. It has the sixth largest economy in the world.
About 61 million people live in the UK. Most people in the UK speak English. There are four native languages other than English. They are Welsh in Wales, Gaelic and Scots in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and Irish in Northern Ireland. Some like to say that Cornish is a language, but it is more of a dialect.
Between the 17th and mid 20th-centuries Britain was an important world power. It became a colonial empire that controlled large areas of Africa, Asia, North America and Oceania. Today this empire does not exist, although Britain keeps links with some of its former empire.
Some well-known cities in the UK are London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, York and Glasgow.After a long period when England was split into various kingdoms, it was finally made into one country by Æthelstan (Athelstan) in 945AD. England and Wales were unified by Edward I (Longshanks) by force in the 13th century. This union is known as Britain.
Union with Scotland took much longer; there were hundreds of years of...
...Research and Compare HigherEducation Institutions
HigherEducation in the United States
Module 6 Assignment 2
Submitted to the
Faculty of Argosy University Sarasota
College of Education
August 4, 2012
When a student is searching for an institution that they can rely on to fulfill all of their needs for highereducation more than likely they consider the cost, accreditation, location, and reputation. Many students are becoming more engrossed with having exceptional Academic Educational Leadership, Faculty Governance and curriculum; they want more for the money they are paying.
According to NEA, the faculty involvement in governance is essential in high education. Research support provided to the institution the give information to administration of methods in instruction and developing curriculum.
Academic Educational leaders at any level academic leaders at any level are it a dean, department head, provost, vice president, or president should be leading by example, be generous with their time and know-how and be effective and supportive mentors. They are expected to take an active interest in people, giving advice and support whenever required (Argosy 2012).
Argosy (2012) identifies curriculum as the content and sequence of knowledge or information imparted to learners...
...The High Price of HigherEducation
In America's society today, students are expected to follow the path of day care, grade school, middle school, high school and hopefully college. Growing up in America today, the importance of education is stressed starting at the earliest stages of development. In a world with a competitive job market and with citizens who want to make the most money that they can, a college education is key in success. For some students, financing college is not a problem. Money should not be a factor in the student's decision-making process when choosing what school to attend, but unfortunately many people are unable to attend the university of their choice due to the high costs. Working through college is not always the best answer because this can have a negative effect on academic performance with the added stress. It is true that financial aid and loans are available, but it is sometimes much harder to take advantage of these than people realize. Although universities offer many forms of aid in paying for college, the continually increasing prices still make it impossible for many people to afford highereducation, and lowering prices would be effective in increasing the amount of people able to obtain a college degree.
In today's society, the average income for middle class families is $49,500 (Preliminary Estimates). This is only a little more than the...
In the time I have spent in highereducation, I have noticed that educators generally encounter three categories of students. The first category, about 10 percent of the student population will always succeed because they have the attitude that failure is not an option. The second group, another 10 percent of the population, will inevitably fail, lacking the personal motivation and drive necessary to reach educational goals. Approximately 80 percent of students make up category three. A group full of bright minds that could lean toward either success or failure. This group will most significantly be impacted by changes and improvements in education. The differentiating factor in this group is that each student's response to the same question: "Is investing in my education really worth it?"
Some people are deterred from pursuing highereducation because of the price tag attached. Even though student loans are often available, the idea of repaying student loan debt, with high interest rates and low job prospects is a significant roadblock for many. For students with young families or those who have never considered post-secondary education, it is often much more appealing to take a job out of high school and immediately generate income. These are the students who begin to feel that an education is simply not...
...One of the most important features of emerging adulthood is that this age period allows for exploration in love, work, and worldviews more than any other age period. The process of identity formation emerges in adolescence but mostly takes place in emerging adulthood. Regarding love, although adolescents in the United States usually begin dating between ages 12 and 14, they usually view this dating as recreational. It is not until emerging adulthood that identity formation in love becomes more serious. While in the United States during adolescence dating usually occurs in groups and in situations such as parties and dances, in emerging adulthood, relationships last longer and often include sexual relations as well as cohabitation.
As far as work, the majority of working adolescents in the United States tend to see their jobs as a way to make money for recreational activities rather than preparing them for a future career. In contrast, 18 to 25 year olds in emerging adulthood view their jobs as a way to obtain the knowledge and skills that will prepare them for their future adulthood careers. Undergoing changes in worldviews is a main division of cognitive development during emerging adulthood.
People in emerging adulthood that choose to attend college often begin college or university with the worldview they were raised with and learned in childhood and adolescence. However, emerging adults who have attended...
September 20, 2012
Yvette DE La Vega
The Importance of a Good Education 1
Today more people are going back to college in order to obtain a degree of some type. More people are looking for careers and are tired of settling for jobs that they do not like just to get a paycheck. Employers are looking for employee with college degrees in order to present their customer with more qulitified people. A college degree is more importance now than it has ever been. More jobs are being sent overseas today making it harder to find a job, so in order to find a job that will give a person the financial stability they need more adult are returning to college to get their degree.
The Importance of a Good Education 2
The importance of a good education, a good education is the most important thing a person could obtain for themselves. Education is important to us in many aspects of life especially when it comes to your need for personal and social advancement. Education is important because it will open so many different...