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Education and Lifelong Learning (Activate Learning - City of Oxford College) BA (Hons)

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Activate Learning-City of Oxford College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The BA Education and Lifelong Learning is a ‘top-up’ year to provide progression from FD Support for Learning for students in Oxfordshire, the Thames Valley and Reading/ Bracknell and Wokingham areas where Activate Learning have colleges. The programme greatly improves local access to full BA for teaching assistants in primary, secondary and FE classrooms.You will enjoy the advantages of studying in a dedicated higher education centre at City of Oxford College along with having the wide range of resources available from Oxford Brookes University. The BA Education and Lifelong Learning provides a local opportunity to achieve an honours degree for personal development and achievement, and for career development, which may be through PGCE courses or enhanced responsibility at work. The programme is tailored to support you in your current role and in future roles in the field of education. Areas of study include the psychology of learning, leading classroom practice, contemporary issues, research methods and reflective and professional practice. You will have the opportunity to carry out a small-scale research project to investigate an area of interest in your own practice. Professional skills are developed through working with peers, sharing practice, making presentations and leading discussions. Throughout the course you will receive support from the course leader and personal tutors, with regular opportunities to discuss progress and with access to support from librarians and student support services.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,270per year

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C - A

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.


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Oxford Brookes University

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    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 81 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%



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