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Primary Education - FdA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    6,909 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 4,900 GBP

  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    February, September

Program Overview

What Buckinghamshire New University says about their program:
"If you aspire to become a Primary School Teacher, but wish to remain working, our Foundation Degree in Primary Education allows you to take the first step on your journey towards teacher training.

We will work with you to develop your skills and knowledge in supporting the development of children, building on your passion for teaching, creativity and for learning."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.


  • IELTS Academic - 6.0 (No lower than 5.5 in each element)
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) - 50
  • IB - International Baccalaureate English


  • IELTS Academic - 6.0 (No lower than 5.5 in each element)
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) - 50


  • High School Diploma with GPA above 2.8, plus one of the following:
  • SAT with a minimum of 1100 overall, and a minimum of 550 from Evidence Based Reading and Writing, and Mathematics
  • Minimum of 3 APs with grades above 3
  • ACT with a score of approximately 24


  • Completion of a Bachelor degree with an overall pass or above from a UK NARIC-recognised institution.

If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to study our foundation program.

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - £12,500 / year
  • Graduate tuition ranges from £4,000 to £16,000
  • Living expenses - £9,250 / year

Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship

  • £1,500 available to all self-funded applicants paying overseas fees
  • Applicants must hold an offer from Buckinghamshire New University for a full-time degree program starting in either September 2020 or January 2021
  • Programme of study must be at least one year in duration
  • The tuition fee charged must be at least £12,500

Visa requirements for Buckinghamshire New University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements