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Education (Special Educational Needs)

University of Bedfordshire

36 months
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5416 GBP/year
2750 GBP/year
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About

Education (Special Educational Needs) degree offered at the University of Bedfordshire is designed for practising professionals, or those interested in research, in special educational needs and disability (SEND) – usually in schools, the lifelong learning sector and universities.

Overview

Its modular structure allows you to personalise your choice of units and progress at a pace that best suits you, with a final phase focused on educational research via a dissertation.

Education (Special Educational Needs) degree offered at the University of Bedfordshire  engages you with key issues in education and aims to encourage your evidence-based practice, as you make direct and meaningful connections between the course and your own experiences and aspirations.

The course helps you to broaden your knowledge educational ideas and research findings, as you identify and justify recommendations for further action. This places you in a better position to develop your work as a classroom practitioner or school leader.

Why choose this course?

  • Study on a modular course designed for professionals in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), that allows you to accumulate credit at a pace that suits you, with assessments based around needs specific to your role in your educational organisation
  • Explore the process of teaching, learning support and/or educational leadership, focusing on personal, academic and vocational interests relevant to your educational context
  • Develop your understanding of assessment formats with a negotiated focus in support of both individual and organisational needs
  • Gain from undertaking primary research that informs your current practice, as well as acquiring the necessary research skills to engage in future research and progress to a PhD or EdD programme
  • Benefit from a course that provides a clear progression route following completion of your Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course, develops both you and the organisation within which you work and could be used as the basis for further study at doctoral level (PhD and EdD).

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

This Master’s qualification will enhance your chances for promotion and for employment in other contexts. Master’s study supports promotion to senior positions in the field of education.The course is designed to help you engage, study and critique key issues in education as well as to be able to identify and justify recommendations for further action.As a Master’s graduate, therefore, you will have the confidence, knowledge and critical skills to prepare and present a strong application to senior posts in the field of education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The curriculum specialist (Art and Design)
  • The curriculum specialist (Biology)
  • The curriculum specialist (Chemistry)
  • The curriculum specialist (Design and Technology)
  • The curriculum specialist (Drama)
  • The curriculum specialist (English)
  • The curriculum specialist (Geography)
  • The curriculum specialist (History)
  • The curriculum specialist (Maths)
  • The curriculum specialist (Music)
  • The curriculum specialist (Physical Education)
  • The curriculum specialist (Physics)
  • The curriculum specialist (Religious Education)
  • The Evidence Informed Curriculum Specialist

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A completed application form signed by you (an electronic signature is fine)

  • Copies of your official academic qualifications and certificates, including proof of your level of English Language
  • A one-page personal statement. This should tell us why you want to study your chosen course.
  • A copy of your current valid passport details
  • Please submit copies of any UK Visa that you have held and any documentation relating to previous visa refusals from any country

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5416 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    2750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • For UK/EU students the standard fee is £8,250 per year.
  • For International students the standard fee is per 2 years.

Living costs for Bedford

660 - 1140 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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