Foundation Degree Learning & Development from Early Years to Adolescence (0-19)

This is an exciting opportunity for you to gain an academic practice-based qualification if you are working in the children and young people’s workforce.



Anyone wishing to gain a higher education qualification relevant to the children and young people’s workforce.


2 years


4 and 5

Awarding Institution

University of Worcester

Course Requirements

32 UCAS Tariff points. These points are the new UCAS tariff, which will be used for courses starting from September 2017. See our new UCAS tariff page for more information:

Mature students (over 21 years): If you do not have formal qualifications a non-standard entry route is available.

Under 21 years: Passes A-C in four GCSE subjects plus one A level at grade C or equivalent points (e.g. 2 AS levels at grade D).

All successful applications will be invited to attend a selection day prior to the start of the course. This gives you an opportunity to meet tutors, other students and find out more information about the course. You will be asked to prepare a short piece of writing prior to the session and you will be required to participate in a group discussion.


Standard tuition fees apply. You may be eligible for a student loan to help pay the cost of your tuition fees.

How to apply


UCAS course code: L530

Institution code: W80

Campus code: G