Education (Supporting Teaching and Learning) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Are you already in a learning support role within a school, college, or other educational setting? If you’re keen to enhance your knowledge and skills in this specialist area, our Education (Supporting Teaching and Learning) BA(Hons) degree course could be for you. Allowing you to fit your studies around other life commitments, this course is taught on a Saturday, making it truly flexible for those who would like to work in industry and upskill. It has similarities to our Education (Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion) BA(Hons) course; it’s also focused on getting the best out of our learners to unlock potential and boost employability post-University. Why Study Education (Supporting Teaching and Learning) BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? On this education degree course, you can build upon the unique features of the support role in ways that contribute to raising learner achievement, promoting a commitment to safeguarding, equality of opportunity, anti-discriminatory and inclusive practice. On this course, you’ll: • Increase your critical understanding of the use of assistive technology and alternative teaching methods. • Receive access to our extensive professional and academic network, which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment. • Be supported, by teachers who are experts in their field, to unlock your potential. You might go on to work in pastoral care, or as a school secretary, teaching assistant, or in a safeguarding role. Education at Huddersfield is top in Yorkshire for Assessment and Feedback, too, scoring 90 per cent, based on experimental statistics from the National Student Survey 2023. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll also study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree†, allowing you to gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Theories and Strategies for Learning • Perspectives on Learning and Development • Professional Practice. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and interactive workshops. Teaching on this course typically takes place on Saturdays at the University campus to ensure flexibility and access for those working within childcare settings during the week. You’ll have a personal tutor who’ll be assigned to you throughout your degree to support your wellbeing. Assessments include action learning sets, group work, timed tests, creative projects, and seminar papers. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you already have a level 4 or higher qualification such as NVQ level 4 or 5 or Foundation Degree relating to the course you will be considered for entry directly into Year 2 or above. In addition you must also: * Have GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above (grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme), or equivalent. * Be in employment or voluntary work in an appropriate registered setting (for a minimum of 120 hours per year) and have support from your employer. You must also demonstrate during interview that you have sufficient general academic skills to be able to undertake the course. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £995 Module
Northern Ireland £995 Module
Scotland £995 Module
Wales £995 Module
Channel Islands £995 Module
Republic of Ireland £995 Module

Additional fee information

The part-time tuition fee for UK students at the University of Huddersfield is £995 per 20 credit module. See Fees and finance for exceptions - Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Education (Supporting Teaching and Learning) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS