You will be taught through a variety of methods including lectures, workshops, discussion groups, presentations, debates, online discussions, and group and individual learning tasks over 7-10 hours during a three-day period.
Learning is assessed through essays, presentations, exams and practical tests. You will have access to an academic mentoring network and student support services throughout your studies.
During year two, you will have the opportunity to choose a work placement module with placements available in voluntary organisations, council-based social services, educational services, supported living services, and many others.
Teaching block one (TB1) runs from September until January and during this block, for this year, this course will be taught in a ‘blended’ way. This means that some teaching will be done online and some will be on campus. The online teaching, where you will be physically apart from your lecturer, can be ‘live’ with your lecturer present and where you’ll be able to interact. Some of it may be self-directed which means that you can access the learning materials at a time to suit you.
Your teaching will comprise of both in-person sessions on campus and remote subject learning online.
Your face-to-face, on campus sessions will be a mixture of:
- Study groups
- Module tutorials
- Academic mentoring
- Academic success programme
- Employability workshops
- Student welfare support
Your online learning and teaching may include:
- Hot topic debates and discussions
- Revision sessions
- Q&A time
- On-demand e-lectures
- Self-paced module content
- Learning packs
- Continuous assessment
This course offers some modules taught through the medium of
Welsh or bilingually for students who consider themselves to be
fluent Welsh speakers. For more details on the provision available
see the Welsh Provision expander below.