Work-Based Learning Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Early Years Education (Work-based Learning) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 75% 3% 6% £7950 - 124 Bath On campus Full-time
Work-Based Learning MSc (PG) Newman University 75% 3% 6% £6000 - 124 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Performance (work-based learning) MMus University of West London 75% 3% 6% - - 124 Ealing On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Work-Based Learning

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £21725 £23450
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £28000 £14687 - £27575 £17750 - £32250

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Work-Based Learning

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Work-Based Learning who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Jobs of graduates of Work-Based Learning (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Work-Based Learning at University of Essex

70% Nursing Professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Elementary occupations
0% Secretarial and related occupations
0% Finance Professionals
0% Artistic, literary and media occupations
0% Administrative occupations
0% Caring personal services
0% Process, plant and machine operatives

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Work-Based Learning

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Work-Based Learning, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


The median salary of graduates of Work-Based Learning was £24000 15 months after graduation, £21725 3 years after graduation and £23450 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Work-Based Learning studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Music - MMus

Early Years Education (Work-based Learning) - BA (Hons) at Bath Spa University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey 2022 with a rating of 75 out of 100 among 105 respondents.