What will I learn?

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.

Which department am I in?

Activate Learning

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£9,270.00 (US$ 12,564) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022


Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus,

Oxpens Road,



OX1 1SA, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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