Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO), Postgraduate Certificate | Part time | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

12 months
16900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain the Department for Education’s recommended professional qualification for SENCOs with School Improvement Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) programme is offered at  Liverpool John Moores University.


Designed to meet the individual professional development needs of SENCOs in a variety of settings, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) programme at  Liverpool John Moores University. programme develops student confidence and competency through extending and enhancing professional expertise. Enthusiastic, expert and highly regarded tutors enable you to: develop practitioner enquiry skills and disseminate findings; review personal professional achievements and development needs and provide evidence of your commitment to development.

Study on this programme prepares you to provide leadership and professional guidance to colleagues and work closely with staff, parents and carers. It challenges you to promote person-centred, inclusive practice in which the interests and needs of pupils with SEN and/or disabilities are at the heart of everything you do. 


All newly appointed SENCOs must achieve a National Award in Special Educational Needs Co-ordination within three years of appointment. This programme is therefore central to career progression for all serving SEN Coordinators in Primary and Secondary schools. Its focus on leadership also provides professional development opportunities for those seeking to progress their career in this direction. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Role of the SENCO
  • Teaching Young People with Special Educational Needs
  • Professional Development for Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Certificate in Education (post 16) with appropriate professional experience
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
  • All offers are conditional on applicants securing satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure and health checks

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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