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Special and Inclusive Education (Specific Learning Difficulties)

12 months
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12000 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
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About

This Special and Inclusive Education (Specific Learning Difficulties) route  focuses on Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia)/literacy difficulties. Students at University College London (UCL) will be introduced to cutting-edge theory and research and consider how it links to policy and practice.

Overview

Students will gain a comprehensive and critical understanding of theory and research relevant to special and inclusive education, as well as its applicability to policy and practice; with a specific focus on Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia)/literacy difficulties.

Through a variety of taught sessions, independent activities and group/individual assessments, students on the programme will graduate with a broad range of knowledge (including subject-specific knowledge), intellectual, academic and research skills; and practical and transferrable skills. Learning will prepare students for a future within the field of inclusive education and/or the specialism outlined.

Employability

Graduates of this Special and Inclusive Education (Specific Learning Difficulties) course at University College London (UCL) could seek future employment in a broad range of areas, for example: as senior leaders in mainstream, special schools and other educational settings; and/or directly supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Graduates may also pursue pathways as literacy leaders or working in the field of Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia). Graduates may choose careers within specialist services for children and young people with SEND or SEND charities; or consider opportunities in government and policymaking positions. Some will choose to follow research pathways and/or work in Higher Education or as consultants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Report on Special and Inclusive Education
  • Dissertation on Special and Inclusive Education
  • Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)
  • Concepts and Contexts of Special and Inclusive Education
  • Intervention for literacy difficulties: Evidence and application
  • Psychology for Special Needs
  • Language Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it's full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • Applicants will also normally have some related professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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