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Education and Lifelong Learning (BA top-up)

BA (Hons) - single

This course, taught at Swindon College, Activate Learning: City of Oxford and Activate Learning: Bracknell and Wokingham 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.

Available start dates

September 2019

Teaching location

Activate Learning - City of Oxford College / Swindon College

Course length

  • Full time: 1 year

UCAS code

Swindon College - X316
Activate Learning: City of Oxford College: X302
Activate Learning: Bracknell and Wokingham College: X303

For full application details, please see the 'How to apply / Entry requirements' section.

Tuition fees

Home/EU - full time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £7,200. 2019/20: £7,350.

International - full time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £8,800 2019/20: £9,000

*Please note tuition fees for Home/EU & 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 and EU students at the maximum permitted level.

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed in the 'This course in detail' window above.

Questions about fees?
Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Funding and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see:

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.


All applicants will be screened for fitness for practice and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be made.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements

How to apply

Home / EU applicants

Full-time: apply through UCAS »

International applicants

International applications

This course is not available to international students requiring a Tier 4 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.

Credit transfer

Oxford Brookes operates 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.

Find out more

For full details about studying Education and Lifelong Learning, please visit the College website.