Education in Practice at Bishop Grosseteste University - UCAS

Course summary

With just one weekly on-campus session, you can seamlessly continue your career journey while enhancing your skills and knowledge over a two-year period. It's important to note that this Foundation degree serves as the first two years of a full-time degree program, providing you with a strong educational foundation. During the first year, you will embark on a transformative journey into higher education, gaining a deep understanding of learning principles. You will also delve into the intricate relationship between practical experience and effectively meeting the diverse needs of children. This exploration will help you better define your role within the education sector, supporting your professional growth and development. In the second year, we will guide you through the critical concepts of inclusion, equality, and diversity, equipping you with the essential tools to foster an inclusive learning environment. You will also study modules on learning and assessment, providing you with a comprehensive skillset to excel in your career. Moreover, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with peers from various related courses, including those involved in early childhood and youth services. This collaboration will broaden your perspectives and increase your employability, enriching your understanding of working with children and young people. Many of our students in this program are employed as Teaching Assistants, actively contributing to educational settings alongside qualified teachers. They play a pivotal role in facilitating formal learning opportunities for children and often take on responsibilities such as leading entire classes or providing targeted support to children with specific needs. Our Foundation Degree is frequently viewed as a stepping stone towards a teaching career, enabling you to progress within your role as a TA and explore opportunities for senior positions in the sector. Furthermore, this program offers several top-up degree options, empowering you to pursue your long-term goals in the field of child education. Join us on this transformative journey and unlock your potential to make a lasting difference in the lives of children and young people. Enrol in our Foundation Degree in Child Education, which also forms the first two years of a full-time degree program, and take the next step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career in education.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

If you’ve recently completed or studied modules as part of a previous qualification, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Once you have submitted an application for the programme, you will need to complete the relevant paperwork for RPL as well. To obtain the necessary forms needed for the RPL process, please contact our Quality Office via email at [email protected] or via telephone on 01522 563803.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

You will normally have a minimum of 1 years’ experience (two years is desirable) in a voluntary or paid role in a relevant setting. Applicants are expected to have a current (or prospective) voluntary or paid role in a relevant setting for at least 12 hours a week and have written support from the setting.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6935 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6935 Year 1
Scotland £6935 Year 1
Wales £6935 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Education in Practice at Bishop Grosseteste University - UCAS