University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Learning Support

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Course summary

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Overview For many young people, learning support assistants are an essential part of their educational journey. The role requires patience and integrity, and brings with it considerable responsibilities and substantial rewards. At Worcester, this foundation degree in Learning Support has been designed to draw upon your existing knowledge and experience, and to develop new skills. With an emphasis on work-based assignments, your learning is orientated around your practical experience. For those working or seeking work in a learning support role, this course will further your personal and professional development as a competent and confident practitioner, enhancing your career prospects and opening the door on to possible additional study and routes into teaching. Key Features -Flexible locations: study at the University of Worcester or Herefordshire and Ludlow College full time, or at Halesowen College on a full or part-time basis -A sound basis for further study at Bachelors degree level, including our Education Studies and Integrated Working with Children and Families programmes delivered in Worcester -Support your professional development whilst exploring topics as diverse as the creative curriculum, managing challenging behaviour, inclusive education and exploring social care Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Learning Support at University of Worcester - UCAS