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Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning

Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL) offers Foundation Degrees in partnership with the University of Worcester.


This degree has been developed specifically for those working or interested in working in an educational support role to enhance their skills and expertise whilst continuing to work. Teaching assistants and those who work in a variety of support roles within education have an invaluable role to play in promoting the educational, social and emotional wellbeing of children. The University of Worcester has developed this programme to support you in discovering fresh insights, and enhancing your knowledge and skills.


All sessions are term time only, you will cover the following modules:
  • Introduction to study skills
  • Reflective journal
  • Safeguarding and well-being of children and young people (0-19)
  • Introduction to the development of children and young people
  • Understanding motivation and behavior in children and young people
  • Curriculum development
  • Work-based project (double module)
  • Reflective Journal
  • Supporting Early Childhood
  • Behaviour for Learning
  • Planning, Assessing and Evaluating Learning
  • Teaching and Learning in the Primary phase
  • Work-based independent study (double module)

Entry requirements:
32 UCAS Tariff points. These points are the new UCAS tariff, which will be used for courses starting from September 2017. See our new UCAS tariff page for more information: www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/new-ucas-tariff.html

Mature students (over 21 years if you do not have formal qualifications a non-standard entry route is available).

Under 21 years Passes A-C in four GCSE subjects plus one A level at grade C or equivalent points (e.g. 2 AS levels at grade D).

Applicants must have current experience of working in an education setting. A Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this course.

All successful applications will be invited to attend a selection day prior to the start of the course. This gives you an opportunity to meet tutors, other students and find out more information about the course. You will be asked to prepare a short piece of writing prior to the session and you will be required to participate in a group discussion.

Booking Information

To apply:
Visit UCAS - www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/ucas-undergraduate-apply-and-track
UCAS course code: XX12
Institution code: W80
Campus code: G

You may eligible for a student loan to help pay the cost of your tuition fees, the standard tuition fee for students registering in the academic year 2019/20 is £9,250.00 per year.

Please see attachments for FAQ's and finance information


For those working or interested in working in an educational support role to enhance their skills and expertise whilst continuing to work.

02 Sep 2019 09:00 - 09:00

Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL)
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Date and Time

02 Sep 2019 09:00 - 09:00


Dillington House (DILL / 1), Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT


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