Primary Education (work-based two year foundation degree) FdA St Mary's University, Twickenham



Course info


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)

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Primary Education (work-based two year foundation degree) FdA.

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees

£12,900.00 (13,21,556) per year




Main Site

St Mary's University,

Waldegrave Road,



TW1 4SX, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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