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Special Educational Needs and Disability

University of Chester

Master
36 months
Duration
12450 GBP/year
5940 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Special Educational Needs and Disability programme offered by the University of Chester will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to become an advanced practitioner and leader in your setting.

Overview

The Special Educational Needs and Disability programme offered by the University of Chester is a postgraduate course designed in response to a changing agenda for special education. Modules within it are varied and allow you to build a SEN programme to better match your needs.

Why Study Special Educational Needs and Disability with us?

You can receive credit on the Special Educational Needs and Disability course at three different levels.

You may wish to undertake a Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs and Disability. The Postgraduate Certificate comprises three specialist special educational needs (SEN) modules from the course. If you wish to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma, you can then add three more specialist modules from the SEN options, including Autism, Dyslexia or Dyscalculia. Your final credits would then be your Dissertation based around a topic within SEN. Successful completion of all of these would then give you a full MA in SEN.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Origins and theory of autism 
  • Pedagogical models of working with autism 
  • Research design 
  • Practitioner enquiry 
  • Extended Practitioner Enquiry 
  • The Wider Issues of Autism 
  • Identifying and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia 
  • Learning and Teaching Strategies for Learners with Dyslexia
  • Teaching Learners with Dyslexia 
  • Specialist Assessor in Assessing for Access Arrangements 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK/EU

The course is open to graduates or non-graduates with professional experience. The latter will be invited for interview. National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination (SENCO) applicants will have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS, QTLS or EYTS) and normally be working in SEN, or aspiring to acquire specialist SEN knowledge and skills.

  • International

Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5940 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

The University of Chester offers generous international and merit-based scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate study, providing a significant reduction to the published headline tuition fees. You will automatically be considered for these scholarships when submitting an application and any award given will be shown on your offer letter.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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