Bachelor's degree

In Wrexham

£ 240 + VAT


  • Type

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Wrexham (Wales)

  • Start date

    Different dates available

Why choose this course? The BA (Hons) Education  programme follows two routes – both the BA (Hons) Education (Additional Learning Needs/Special Educational Needs) and  BA (Hons) Education (Counselling Skills and Psychology) are undergraduate programmes 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 courses provide 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 degrees 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 foundation year BA (Hons) Education (Additional Learning Needs/Special Education Needs) (4 years including foundation year) UCAS Code:  1X53



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  • IT
  • Skills and Training
  • Psychology
  • University
  • Teaching

Course programme

  • Courses within Education at Glyndŵr University were ranked first in the UK for overall student satisfaction in the 2015 Guardian University Guide
  • Work with lecturers from a range of professional backgrounds with a wealth of experience
  • Benefit from placement opportunities each year in a range of settings
  • Module content reflects the government’s priorities for education
  • Glyndŵr University has substantial experience and a long history of offering education courses

Year 1 (Level 4)

You will explore the following areas: aspects of the school curriculum, additional learning needs, learning theories, counselling skills and safeguarding, in addition to having a placement opportunity.

All modules in Year 1 are shared between both the Education (ALN/SEN) route and the Education (Counselling Skills and Psychology) route.


  • Academic Development and Reflective Practice
  • Protecting Children and Young People in an Educational Environment
  • Development of Literacy and Numeracy
  • Introduction to the Psychology of Education (Learning Theories)
  • Introduction to ALN/SEN
  • Foundations in Counselling Skills for Education

Year 2 (Level 5)

In Years 2 and 3, common course content for both Education routes includes further placement opportunities, supporting learners with behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, inclusion and diversity, further aspects of the curriculum, together with an opportunity for negotiated learning and action research.

The ALN/SEN route’s specialist modules include supporting those with specific learning differences such as dyslexia, speech, language and number differences, learning beyond the classroom and exploring multi-agency support.


  • Research Methods
  • Inclusion and Diversity
  • Curriculum (3-8 years)
  • Supporting Children and Young People: Behavioural, Emotional and Social Differences (BESD)
  • Supporting Children and Young People: Speech, Language and Number (ALN/SEN only)
  • Learning Beyond the Classroom (ALN/SEN only)

Year 3 (Level 6)


  • Research Article
  • Curriculum (7-14 years)
  • Specialist Negotiated Learning
  • ALN/SEN: Specialist Support (ALN/SEN only)
  • Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Differences/Dyslexia (ALN/SEN only)

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Education (ALN/SEN)

£ 240 + VAT