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Education (ALN and SEN) with foundation year, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Wrexham, United Kingdom
The BA (Hons) Education (ALN and SEN) with foundation year from Wrexham Glyndwr University is an undergraduate programme for those seeking 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.  
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Overview

Combining taught modules and placement experiences in a range of settings, our degree from Wrexham Glyndwr University will enable you to interrelate the policy, theory and practice of learning and teaching for a range of learners. The interdisciplinary approach includes the sociological, historical, psychological, philosophical and contemporary aspects of education.

Career

The Wrexham Glyndwr University  Careers & Employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

These Education (ALN and SEN) with foundation year programmes are for those seeking a career in an educational environment (schools and other settings), supporting a wide range of learners. You may wish to:

  • become a Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant in either a mainstream setting, a resource provision unit or special school in either the primary, secondary or post-compulsory sectors or join the local authority support services
  • progress to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) via a Primary Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) 
  • progress to a Post-compulsory Education and Training qualification (PcET)
  • progress to other postgraduate study, e.g. a Master’s degree in Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Academic Development and Reflective Practice 
  • Protecting Children and Young People
  • Development of Literacy and Numeracy
  • Development of Children and Young People
  • Introduction to ALN/SEN 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Qualifications that will be considered include::

  • A/AS levels
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Advanced Highers/Highers and Scottish Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Access to HE Diplomas
  • BTEC qualifications
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11750 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Wrexham

  • 500 - 800 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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