Special Education

Qatar University

Postgraduate Diploma
24 months
371 EUR/credit
371 EUR/credit
Tuition fee
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The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Special Education is one of the teacher preparation diploma programs in the College of Education at Qatar University.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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.

National and International Students: 1,500 QAR


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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Special Education
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