Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences - Inclusion and Special Needs Education, Pre-Master | Queen's University Belfast | Belfast, United Kingdom
9 months
17895 GBP/year
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INTO Queen's University Belfast makes sure you can get into the Master’s of your dreams by offering the Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences - Inclusion and Special Needs Education. 

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The Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences - Inclusion and Special Needs Education is a preparation program from INTO Queen's University Belfast that upgrades your academic skills, English language level in order to be accepted to a Master’s program.

In addition to making sure you will gain admission to your desired Master’s degree, the Graduate Diploma offers benefits like:

  • Personalized academic advice.
  • Develop the necessary skills for your chosen Master’s subject.
  • Develop you research knowledge.
  • Develop a specialized English vocabulary.

What to expect from studying this Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences.

Learn about how culture grows and transforms and the major events that shaped our human society. 

You will develop creative and critical thinking. Become part of the discussion and the force of change that will shape our future and create a medium for discourse, idea exchange and the development of new ideas. 

By understanding the various aspects that make us human, you learn to bridge the gap and the differences between different cultures, and focus on the things we have in common, instead of our differences. 

Teaching is an important component of Humanities, as once you will develop your knowledge of human culture you are responsible for sharing this knowledge with others, creating awareness and educating. 

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • Empirical Enquiry and Critical Thought
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Exploring Culture
  • Foundations of Social Science
  • Research Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements:

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English requirements


  • IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.


  • IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
Age requirements:
  • 18 years and above

Tuition Fee

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    17895 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17895 GBP per year during 9 months.

Tuition fees start from £17,895 for the Standard option and from £18,995 for Extended depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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