Foundation Degree in Inclusive Education
UWTSD ranked in the top 10 UK universities for student satisfaction in Academic Studies in Education – NSS 2017.
The Foundation Degree is a 3 year part time programme with sessions delivered on Saturday and twilight where a variety of learning styles are used. The degree will include modules delivered through the medium of Welsh and bilingually, and students will have the opportunity to present their work in either Welsh or English.
The programme offers a comprehensive range of generic modules suitable for those working in early years, primary and
secondary schools. It encompasses work-based and University-based modules which provide opportunities for students to consider and analyse current educational issues in the light of their specific school environment and experiences.
The modules delivered include the following subject areas:
- Overcoming Barriers to Specific Learning Difficulties
- Exploring Behaviour and Interventions in Learning
- Additional Needs in Context
- Principles of Learning and Teaching
- Numbers Count
- Literacy – A key to Learning
- Social Inclusion in Practice
- Celebrating Language – Culture – Belonging to Wales
- Children and Young Peoples’ Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Keeping our Children Safe
Work based learning
There is financial support with grants available - Tuition Fee loan, Course Grant and University Bursaries.
The focus of the degree is on work-based learning. It provides opportunities to get the latest subject knowledge and exploration of recent research in subject areas.
On completion of this course a further one year flexible study can lead to a BA (Inclusive Education).