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Inclusion Special Educational Needs and Disability, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) ,
This Inclusion Special Educational Needs and Disability at Liverpool John Moores University is a new programme designed to make Masters level study highly relevant to your current and future professional needs in the field of Special Educational Needs and Disability. Assessment is linked directly to practice. 


The blended learning approach means that taught sessions are supported by online resources, workshops and individual support.

The  Inclusion Special Educational Needs and Disability at John Moores University programme is closely linked to professional practice needs. It is designed to support effective practice in the classroom and to develop your professional practice through an inquiry-based approach.

Flexibility is at the heart of course delivery, enabling you to fit your learning around your work commitments. The programme focuses on enhancing practice and attracts professionals from across the educational sector. This results in a dynamic learning environment for all, enabling students to learn from each other through the sharing of professional experiences.​


Liverpool John Moores University has an excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2017) of our postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

Graduates are Class/Subject Teachers, Subject Leaders, Learning Support Assistants and other education professionals who wish to develop their skills in their current role or to seek new opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:Discover the building blocks of your programme
  • In year one you will study three core modules worth 20 credits each and two optional modules worth 20 credits each
  • In year two you will study one core module worth 20 credits
  • In year three you will study one core module worth 60 credits

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a minimum 2:2 honours degree 
  • relevant professional experience
  • current employment in the field of education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Home (part-time, per year): £38.35 credit

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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