Selby College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Learning Support

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Selby College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The programme leads to a Foundation Degree in Learning Support, validated by the University of Hull. The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in a learning support environment within primary or secondary education, or other appropriate learning environment. It aims to develop your abilities and extend the range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for this field. This programme offers a range of progression routes (with further study) including Primary Teaching.

Course details


Students complete the Certificate Stage in Year 1 and the Diploma Stage in Year 2. Certificate stage modules currently include*: Study Skills for Higher Education; Supporting and Enhancing Learning; Social Contexts of Learning; Digital Technologies for Learning; Managing Behaviour; Working with Professionals and Families. Diploma Stage modules currently include*: Understanding Teaching and Learning; Research Methods; Safeguarding; Project Module; Policy and Practice. *Modules may be subject to change from year to year, due to curriculum updating/sector changes/changes in delivery staff specialisms or awarding body requirements.

Assessment method

Assessments for the course may take a variety of forms, from practical tasks, group work and presentations to formal, written assignments and reports.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This programme is currently available to UK and EU applicants only.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Candidates must be working, paid or voluntary, at least one day per week in a relevant setting and role. The following are also required: •An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (a signed statement from the employer is required to validate this) •Two satisfactory references •A letter of support from their manager or headteacher •Agreement from a senior colleague or experienced professional to be a mentor.

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Additional entry requirements



Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7320 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7320 Year 1
Scotland £7320 Year 1
Wales £7320 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Learning Support at Selby College - UCAS