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Education and Lifelong Learning (BA top-up)
X316 (New College Swindon) X302 (City of Oxford College, Activate Learning)
January 2023 / April 2023 / September 2023
Full time: 1 year
This course is taught at New College Swindon, and City of Oxford College for teaching assistants and learning support assistants. If you have completed a Foundation Degree in either Early Years or Educational Practice, this course will enable you to gain an honours degree to enhance your professional practice and provide opportunities for career development in education and training.
Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Financial support and scholarships
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.
On this course you’ll be going on placements in schools; you'll self fund travel to and from your placements.
You’ll also need a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check. This costs about £50. You may also need to pay an extra fee of about £15 to keep your DBS up-to-date.
How to apply
Specific entry requirements
GCSE: GCSE (grades A-C) or O-level English Language or equivalent.
- Foundation Degree in Educational Practice awarded by Oxford Brookes University (240 credits) or equivalent.
Please also see the University's general entry requirements.
All applicants will be screened for fitness to practise and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be made.
English language requirements
Please see the University's standard English language requirements.
This course is not available to international students requiring a Student visa.
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.
Many of our courses consider applications for entry with credit for prior learning. Each application is individually assessed by our credit entry tutors.
If you would like more information about whether or not you may be eligible for the award of credit, for example from an HND, partly-completed degree or foundation degree, please contact our Admissions team.
We operate the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.
Full time Home (UK) applicantsApply through UCAS
International applicantsApply direct to the University
Full time international applicants can also apply through UCAS
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Programme Changes:On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.