SEN Leadership

Canterbury Christ Church University

12 months
2600 GBP/year
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SEN Leadership degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University is a new programme which enables students to achieve specific professional qualifications as you study towards a full MA.


What can I do next?

SEN Leadership degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University provides a route through to a Master’s degree for students holding a relevant Postgraduate Certificate.

Completing the MA programme will support your professional development as you will acquire knowledge and understanding in relation to the key themes as well as skills in critical analysis, enquiry, evaluation and innovation which will contribute to strategic development in your educational settings. You will demonstrate skills of autonomy and independent enquiry in undertaking research, developing your understanding of the changing policy context and implications for practice. As a result of critical engagement with issues, you will be in a position to lead on change in your settings and improve on educational outcomes for learners with special educational needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Mentoring, Coaching and Critical Friendship (4000 words or equivalent)
  • Leading and Managing Change 
  • Negotiated Module
  • Evaluation and research methods and dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to the programme requires students to hold a PG Cert in SEN Co-ordination or a PG Cert in Specialist Assessment for Specific Learning Difficulties: Dyslexia, which must have been awarded by Canterbury Christ Church University within the last five years.
  • If you have achieved both the PG Cert Special Educational Needs Coordination and the PG Cert Specialist Assessment for Specific Learning Difficulties: Dyslexia with Canterbury Christ Church University, you may be permitted Advanced Standing into the final dissertation stage of this programme.
  • The programme is designed for professionals in educational settings and requires students to undertake practice based tasks.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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.

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SEN Leadership
Canterbury Christ Church University