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Education in Context (Work Based) FdA

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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UCAS CODE: X109

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This is a work-based foundation degree. You will attend St Mary's University one day a week whilst employed in work with children and young people for at least half of the week (in either a paid or voluntary capacity). This Foundation Degree provides opportunities for people working directly with children to build on their knowledge and experience through part-time study at higher education level.We offer an established vocationally-based degree that prepares you for working in schools and other educational settings.It allows you to validate your experience with a higher education qualification by equipping you with the necessary academic underpinning to develop your practice and gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding.Graduates of the programme have found that they've become more confident in their ability at work and have been offered opportunities to develop their role in a variety of ways. The current emphasis on the development of the school workforce as a whole has been one of the driving forces behind this degree.This pathway into teaching can be completed in a minimum of two years part-time study (one day a week during term time). It also provides a stepping stone on to our undergraduate programmes the sister programmes:BA (Hon) Primary Education (Work-based Route) (one year)BA (Hon) Primary Education (Work-based Route) with QTS (two years)BA (Hon) Primary Education (Work-based Route) with QTS specialising in SEND (two years)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,250per year

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GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent in English Language is required

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University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • University League Table

    107th

  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 81 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 56%

    63rd

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    21st

    12

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