Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning


Are you currently working or volunteering with children or young people?  Would you like to extend your knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning?

A Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning will start you on your path to working in this challenging and rewarding field. We can even help you access student funding through Student Finance England.  To speak to one of our Admissions team and find out how call 01726 891807 or fill out the form and we will call you back at a time that suits you.


About the course

Our Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning enables you to live, work and study locally whilst still enjoying all the benefits and support from the University of Worcester.

Our Admissions team treat you like an individual and will help you through the complexities of student funding and finance, you can even earn while you learn.

Course details for January 2018 entry only:

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Course details for September 2018 entry:

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Course requirements               

 If you are aged 21 or over you don’t need any qualifications to undertake the Foundation Degree. If you are under the age of 21 then you will need one A Level or an equivalent qualification.


Who studies for the Foundation Degree?

Our Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning is popular amongst people either in or looking to work in the following professions:

  • Teaching Assistants
  • Coaches (swimming/football/cadet force leaders)
  • After School Club Leaders
  • Nursery Practitioners
  • Pre School Managers
  • Parent Support Advisers
  • Volunteer support workers
  • Children’s Centre workers


 Career progression

Once you have completed the Foundation Degree you can progress to a full honours degree through The Learning Institute and the University of Worcester.  This can also be your gateway to teaching in a primary school or the early years.