Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Foundation degree FdA
Key Course Facts
Reasons to choose Kingston
– Kingston is No.1 in London and third in the UK for Education (Guardian League Tables 2021).
– If you have a relevant foundation degree (or equivalent), this one-year course offers a route to a BA (Hons) in Special Educational Needs & Inclusive Practice.
– You’ll be able to combine your studies with work-based learning.
– 100 percent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2016/17).
About this course
Do you work in a school, an early years setting or in alternative provision? Do you work with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities? If so, this two-year foundation degree can both enhance your current practice and lead to career opportunities.
This course considers the voice and needs of the child or young person. You’ll study developmental theories, legislative frameworks that govern practice, multi-professional perspectives and working with families and carers.
This course enables you to combine academic study with work-based learning and is delivered at three partner colleges so you can study close to your workplace and/or home.
Salary of all UK Graduates of Education Studies
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£22965 - £28008||£17500 - £27452||£18804 - £31696|
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What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Foundation degree, FdA you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
• A relevant level 3 qualification in early years (or equivalent) • Employment in an appropriate setting (paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course • Normally two years' experience in an appropriate setting The selection process involves interview at the university, selection exercises and a current DBS check.
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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- Foundation / Pathway Courses
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Tuition Fees Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Foundation degree FdA
|England UK||£6000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6000||year 1|
Additional fee information
Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
Positions of Kingston University in top UK and global rankings.
Rankings of Kingston University in related subject specific rankings.
The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
[Published 13 June, 2022]
THE World University Rankings by Subject
[Published 26 October, 2022]
ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 26 May, 2021]
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About Kingston University
Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.
Where is this programme taught
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