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University Centre Farnborough

Learning Support

UCAS Code: 4J66

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

A full-time award designed and delivered at the University Centre of Farnborough. It is a University of Surrey validated award aimed at Teaching Assistants/ Learning Support practitioners who have completed NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. The award is nationally recognised by universities and provides an opportunity for professional development and progression onto an honours degree. A successful candidate will achieve 120 credits at level 4 (Year 1) and 120 credits at level 5 (Year 2) and have the opportunity to enter a Bachelors of Arts Honours degree at level 6 (Year 3) to achieve the complete credits (320 in total).

Modules

There are 8 modules covered in Year 1 (Level 4) and a further 8 modules in Year Two (Level 5), all valued at 15 credit points:

**Year 1**

* Reflective Practice
* Professional Practice
* Skills for Academic Study
* Planning and Assessment
* Equality and Inclusion
* Managing a Positive Learning Environment
* Supporting English and Mathematics
* Technology for Teaching and Learning

**Year 2**

* Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
* Reflection and Evaluation
* Special Education Needs and Disabilities
* Introduction to Action Research
* Wider Environment in Education
* Personalised Learning Support
* Action Research Project
* Introduction to Learning Theory

Assessment methods

A wide range of teaching and learning methods are adopted throughout the programme to accommodate learning styles and to address the learning outcomes.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
International
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Farnborough

Department:

Education and Humanities

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