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Special Education, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Special Education is one of the teacher preparation diploma programs in the College of Education at Qatar University.

About

The Special Education program at Qatar University provides instruction and field based practicum for educators and other professionals committed to serving students with disabilities.

Learning outcomes

Accomplishment of this goal will require competent, motivated teachers who will prepare children to reach their highest potentials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qatari Schools and Society
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Instructional Planning and Assessment
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Management of the Instructional Environment
  • Assessment of Students with Learning Difficulties
  • Methods and Materials in Special Education
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Methods of Teaching ESl

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All applicants to the Diploma in Special Education program who meet the following minimum criteria will be considered for admission to Qatar University:

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or equivalent in that country.
  • Pass  the Personal interview.
  • Successful completion of a discipline-specific content knowledge test.
  • Successful completion of computer test with 70% at least.
  • Essay ( writing sample)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    371 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 371 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    371 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 371 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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  • National and International Students: 1,500 QAR

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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