Our Teachers of Children with Hearing Impairment programme offered by the University of Birmingham aims to meet the needs of the wide range of people working with deaf children.
The Mandatory qualification, which has been approved by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), is open to teachers who are qualified to teach learners in England (from 0 to 25 years of age) and it aims to equip teachers who are already qualified to teach learners in England to meet the relevant standards to achieve qualified teacher of the deaf status.
The Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Special Education for the education of learners with a hearing impairment, is also open to other professionals who do not wish, or are not eligible, to obtain qualified teacher of the deaf status – for example lecturers of deaf students, communication support workers and educational psychologists.
The MEd and PGDip for Teachers of Children with Hearing Impairment is ideal for teachers who are already qualified to teach school-aged children in England but require the mandatory qualification to achieve qualified teacher of the deaf status from the Department for Education.
The non mandatory MEd and PGDip qualification is suitable for professionals who do not wish, or are not eligible, to obtain qualified teacher of the deaf status – for example lecturers of deaf students, communication support workers and educational psychologists.
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- Educational Audiology
- Language and Communication in Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Pupils
- The Development of Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Children
- The Educational Management of Deaf and Hearing Impaired Pupils
- Teaching and Learning in Deaf Education
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Applicants are required to have a first degree or diploma (or equivalent) or 5 years relevant professional experience.
- Those wishing to gain recognition from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) as a qualified teacher of the deaf must be teachers who are qualified to teach learners in England (from 0 to 25 years of age). Additionally, they are expected to have a minimum of two years teaching or other appropriate professional experience prior to commencing the programme. In exceptional circumstances, applications will be considered from those who do not meet this criterion. Please note that for enrollment onto this course, Early Years Teaching Status does NOT count as qualified teacher status (QTS).
International6480 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6480 GBP per year during 36 months.
National3420 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3420 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK - PGDip £3,420
- INT- MEd £6,480
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