Education (ALN/SEN) (with foundation year)*
Work placement opportunities available
Modules reflect the government’s priorities for education
in the Teaching Excellence Framework
UCAS code: 1X53
Year of entry: 2019 2020
UCAS Tariff: 48
Duration: 4YRS (FT)
Institution code: G53
Why choose this course?
The BA (Hons) Education (ALN/SEN) 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.
The course provides the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge, skills and work experience required for immediate transfer to the workplace, or to progress into teaching via a Primary Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or Post-compulsory qualification (PcET). Additional career options include employment in informal education settings or progression to further study.
Combining taught modules and placement experiences in a range of settings, our degree 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.
You can also choose to study this course as a three year programme (without a foundation year) BA (Hons) Education (Additional Learning Needs/Special Education Needs) UCAS Code: 3B49
*Subject to validation As part of its continuous quality assurance and enhancement, the University has new and updated courses in development. The details of these courses are in the process of being finalised and are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. As soon as the programmes are validated the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation’ are approved by their validation process; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider.