Underpinned by the latest research in special education, the course builds on participants’ existing skills and competencies. The aim is to enhance the quality of education for children and young people with special and additional learning needs in settings worldwide.
The Special and Additional Learning Needs course from University of East London has an international flavour, drawing students from countries such as Australia, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UAE, Ireland, Canada and New Zealand. It does not just focus on the UK but also looks at how policy is implemented around the world.
One of the most exciting aspects of this course is that knowledge is co-constructed through the online discussion boards.
As a student you will share your experiences and knowledge about policy and practice in your own context, leading to a richer understanding of global issues in special and additional learning needs for all participants.
Your future career
This course will help you develop a range of transferrable skills that are desirable in a wide variety of careers.
These skills include the knowledge of theories, legislation, policy and practice, computer literacy, planning and time management and written communication. You will also demonstrate your ability to think critically and to design and carry out small-scale research.
The skills and knowledge that you will develop on this course will allow those working in teaching to gain expertise in the increasingly sought after area of special needs.
However, this course could also support careers in areas such as therapy, support work, social work, educational psychology and work with adults with additional needs.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Autism Spectrum Disorders: Contemporary perspectives and best practice
- Dyslexia and Literacy: Issues, perspectives and best practice
- Understanding Behaviour perspectives and best practice
- Inclusive Education: Collaboration and best practice
- Exceptionally able learners: Theories perspectives and best practice
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
DisciplinesSpecial Education View 30 other Masters in Special Education in United Kingdom
- Minimum 2:2 Honours
- Fees paid to partner institution.
£10,000 to fund your Masters Programme under the Postgraduate Loans (PGL) scheme
Postgraduate Loans (PGL)
The Postgraduate Loan (PGL) provide non means-tested loans of up to £10,000 to taught and research masters students. It will be paid to students as a contribution towards tuition fees, living costs and other course costs.
Applications are made directly through Student Finance England
Whether you qualify depends on:
- if you’ve studied on a postgraduate course before
- your course
- your age
- your nationality or residency status
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.