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Education and Life-Long Learning BA Top Up

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This Level 6 BA (Hons) Degree in Education and Lifelong Learning offers a range of subjects aimed at the caring professions and educational practice sector.

On this course, you will be able to enhance your professional practice, which will provide opportunities for career development.  

By completing this course, you will achieve a BA (Honours) degree in Education and Lifelong Learning awarded by Oxford Brookes University.

Once you have graduated, you may progress to initial teacher training (ITT) programmes, Master's degrees or Teaching Apprenticeships.  

What I'll learn

 This course covers the a wide range of subjects related to education, teaching and the professional practice in education.

Modules include:

  • research methods
  • psychology in the learning environment
  • dissertation
  • developing professional roles and identity
  • contemporary issues in education
  • developing an effective learning environment

 

How I'll learn

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.

 

Entry Requirements

You will need:

  • a Level 4/5 Foundation Degree (240 credits equivalent) in a relevant subject
  • two years of work/volunteer experience in an educational setting
  • a GCSE at grade 4 or above in English (or equivalent)

If you're interested in initial teacher training programmes at the primary or secondary level, you will need a GCSE in English, maths and science at Grade 4 or above when you apply.

For the Post-16 PGCE qualification, you will need a GCSE at Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths.

 

How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register for our online service and verify your account
  • Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.