Foundation prospectus

Education and Training, Foundation Degree (NESCOT)

Study our Education and Training, Foundation Degree and extend your skills in teaching & learning, work with a new network, and enjoy challenges of further study

Partner College

North East Surrey College Of Technology (NESCOT)


2 years part-time

The Foundation Degree (top-up) provides you with an opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in teaching & learning, work with a new network of colleagues, and enjoy the challenges of further study. It is a four-term part-time course leading to a recognised Foundation Degree, validated by the University of Greenwich. This can lead to a top-up Honours Degree with further study.

What you will study


Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact for more information.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to hold the following:

  • A recognised full teaching qualification in the Lifelong Learning Sector e.g. DTLLS, 7407 Stage 3, Cert Ed or PGCE.
  • L2 qualification in literacy.
  • Level 3 qualification, or equivalent, in their subject specialism.
  • There are no formal entry requirements for numeracy or IT. However, support will be available in order for students to achieve level 2 in both these areas by the end of the qualification. This may require some independent study.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information


The course has been constructed to provide a range of assessment methods to develop students' skills, to model different assessment practices and to provide opportunities for students to fulfil and demonstrate their potential. 

Each module will be formerly assessed and given formative feedback with a summative grade. Assessment methods for coursework include reflective writing, observations, essays, portfolios and presentations.


Graduates have gained promotion, new posts or moved from a voluntary to a permanently employed teaching position.

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