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Learning Support

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Part-time | 2020

**About this Course:**

This Foundation Degree is a vocational programme for those who are involved in learning support as a teaching assistant, classroom assistant, learning mentor, or as a volunteer in a learning support setting. The programme is designed to allow completion within three years of part-time learning, and all modules are closely related to the work of learning support workers.

The teaching team offer a high level of support and guidance to learners with one-to-one support available when needed and studying with us allows you to continue working in your local placement.

As the course is validated by the University of Hull, all processes, from admissions through to assessment, are regularly reviewed to ensure that there is compliance with university academic regulations, equivalence in academic standards, appropriate staffing and resources are maintained, and that there is a provision of a good quality Higher Education experience for all students on the programme.

**Modules Covered:**

* Study Skills for Higher Education

* Supporting and Enhancing Learning

* Social Contexts of Learning

* Digital Technologies for Learning

* Working with Professionals and Families

* Managing Behaviour

* Understanding Learning and Teaching

* Research Methods

* Safeguarding

* Policy and Practice

* Project Module

**Progression:**

- Progress from the Foundation Degree in Learning Support to Qualified Teacher Stauts (QTS) at primary level, or on to the BA (Hons) Education and Professional Development top-up programme, available at University Centre Rotherham (UCR).

**Entry Requirements:**

We do not ask for specific qualifications but are looking instead for motivation, experience in learning support and evidence that you will be able to succeed in study at degree level.

- You should be in paid or voluntary learning support position at a recognised training or education establishment

- Basic IT skills

- Confident with the ability to write extended essays and reports.

- Although we do no require Maths, English Language or Science GCSEs for this course you may need such qualifications if you wish to move into teaching after this programme.

If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

Modules

This course includes the following units of study:
•Study skills for higher education
•Supporting and enhancing learning
•Social contexts of learning
•Digital technologies for learning
•Working with professionals and families
•Managing behaviour
•Understanding learning and teaching
•Research methods
•Safeguarding
•Policy and practice
•Project module

Tuition fees

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England
£4,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,400
per year
Scotland
£4,400
per year
Wales
£4,400
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Rotherham (UCR)

Department:

Business, Computing & Education

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