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Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, M.Ed./PGDip./PGCert.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #81 (QS) Online
The Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties programme offered by the University of Birmingham will aim to study systematically, critically and in-depth, aspects of educating children and adults with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. In particular, it will emphasis working together to meet needs.

About

The Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties programme offered by the University of Birmingham is one of the leading programmes in the field both nationally and internationally and it has has been developed for a range of professionals/practitioners who work with children and adults with learning difficulties in educational settings across the severe and profound range (SLD/ PMLD) including autism (where it overlaps with SLD/ PMLD). 

Most learners with SLD/ PMLD use specialist services such as special schools or colleges but some use inclusive services in nurseries, mainstream schools or community education. 

The programme will cover issues for staff who work in any of these services and has particular emphasis on working together to meet needs. 

Careers

This programme is for a range of professionals and practitioners who work with children and adults with learning difficulties in educational settings across the severe and profound range (SLD/ PMLD, including autism where is overlaps). 

Most learners with SLD/ PMLD  use specialist services such as special schools or colleges but some use inclusive services in nurseries, mainstream schools or community education and the programme will cover issues for staff who work in any of these services and has particular emphasis on working together to meet needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding SLD/ PMLD
  • Assessment and Planning
  • Interventions
  • Curriculum
  • Facilitating Learning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      PGDip-2 years part-time; PGCert-1 year part-time, BPhil-2 years part-time; AdCert-1 year part-time.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Applicants need to have relevant experience with learners who have SLD/ PMLD and access to at least one learner with SLD/ PMLD during the modules.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5665 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5665 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3683 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3683 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.

EU/EEA:

  • PGCert part-time £3,447
  • PGDip part-time £3,447

Non EU/EEA:

  • PGCert part-time £5,665
  • PGDip part-time £5,665

Funding

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