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BA Education & Lifelong Learning

The Level 6 BA (Hons) Degree in Education and Lifelong Learning offers a range of subjects aimed at the caring professions and educational practice sector. Students can use this course to progress their studies to the academic level requried by a degree. It is important for your employoer to support your training needs, however, the degree can be successfully completed if you are working in a voluntary role.
Students completing and achieving the Level 6 BA (Hons) in Education and Lifelong Learning can apply for Initial Teacher Training Programmes, (You will need English and maths at GCSE Grade C or above to apply and study the teacher training programme).
They may also move into other educational roles in a supervisory or leadership capacity, including Head of Year, Pastoral Tutor, Mentoring Roles, and other roles focussing on enhancement of particular curriculum areas.

Entry Requirements

This flexible course is designed to meet the needs of students who have successfully completed a relevant Foundation Degree qualification in the field of education and wish to progress their studies to the academic level required by a degree, whilst strengthening and developing their professional role. Your employer must be willing to support training needs although the qualification can be successfully completed within a voluntary role. Entry level requirements will necessitate successful completion of a relevant Foundation Degree and would usually require a minimum 2 years relevant work experience. Applications are considered individually and on the strength of the individual's commitment to support the student learning experience.

Fees information


What do I need to bring?

A4 file and paper or notepad and pen, pencil.

Assessment/Exam information

Course Content:

The awarding body is Oxford Brookes.

Assessed work will be marked and returned in accordance with the college and Oxford Brookes University policies

Other information

Course Content:
Students will study the following units:
• Research Methods
• Psychology in the Learning Environment
• Dissertation
• Developing Professional Roles & Identity
• Contemporary Issues in Education
• Leading Classroom Practice

During the course you will receive expert tuition from well-qualified and experienced staff.

What can I do next?

Progression opportunities
- Teaching Assistant Role - Cover Supervision Role - Further Study for one year to gain PGCE Primary (which will also require students to have GCSE English, Maths and Science A-C). Students can then apply for Qualified Teacher Status - Roles in post compulsory education
Further study to gain PGCE Post Compulsory Education

Qualification description

BA (Hons) Degree Education & Lifelong Learning.

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
31 weeks per year 10 Sep 2018 28 Jun 2019 Tuition fee: £7,200.00 EYH6010
Study type: Full Time
Hours per week: 7.00
Study days: TUE

Any extra costs

For further information on costs, please contact:
Student Services by
Telephone: 01793 498106

How to apply

Applications should be made via UCAS at Please use Institution Code O66 and UCAS Code X316.
Any further questions please contact HE Admissions on 01793 498106 or email