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UCAS CODE: FDLS

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This course is for those seeking or already pursuing a career supporting learners across the sectors in educational settings such as mainstream schools, resource provision units, special schools, post-compulsory provision or within the local authority support services. This foundation degree combines taught modules and work-based learning to consider the sociological, historical, psychological, philosophical and contemporary aspects of education and develop the skills and knowledge required within the educational workplace.The course:• will develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of the role of learning support in differing contexts and a wide variety of educational settings• will provide learners with the skills required to communicate and engage effectively with children and young people; whilst promoting understanding of the needs of the individual child or young person within the educational setting to effectively support their educational development in addition to heeding safeguarding and promoting their welfare• enable learners to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to the preparation, planning, delivery, support and evaluation of a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that meets the needs of all learners• will offer opportunities for academic and career development and progression• will provide opportunities to apply academic theory to work-based practice to develop an understanding of diverse educational contexts and perspectives.• Work with lecturers from a range of professional backgrounds with a wealth of experience. • Benefit from linking theory to work based practice in each year of the programme.• Module content reflects the government’s priorities for education.• Wrexham Glyndŵr University has substantial experience and a long history of offering education courses.• The opportunity to gain British Dyslexia Association (BDA) accreditation for supporting learners who display SpLD/Dyslexia.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    112 56%

    62nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    80th

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