Education Studies with Foundation Year (Hons), B.A. | University of West London | London, United Kingdom
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Education Studies with Foundation Year (Hons)

48 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Are you interested in shaping the future as a professional working in education? This BA in Education Studies with Foundation Year (Hons) at the University of West London is an innovative course designed to give you transferable skills such as teaching, research and cultural awareness. 


Whether you want to go on to become an educator, to work in a non-teaching role within the education system, or to develop skills that are highly sought-after in other fields, this Education Studies with Foundation Year (Hons) course at the University of West London will prepare you for a wide range of future careers.

Guided by staff with decades of experience in education research, school teaching and teacher support, you will learn about key educational theories, practices and policies. In addition, you will develop your abilities to teach English as a Second Language (ESL).

Work experience is built into your education studies degree with the goal of preparing you for a career in the public, private or charity sectors. 

The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Study & career progression

With a BA Education Studies degree, you could build a career in:

  • education administration
  • private teaching or tutoring
  • higher or further education in student-facing administrative services
  • educational planning or policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Performance
  • Personalised Learning
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Professional Practice
  • Foundation Skills for Investigating and Presenting Research
  • Introduction to Learning and Assessment
  • Understanding Education in the UK

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

72 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications. These can include:

  • A Levels at grades B, C or D, D and D, or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass
  • Access to HE Diploma
You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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