Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Special Educational Needs Co-Ordination (National Award for SEN Co-Ordination)

12 months
2830 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop your understanding of Special Educational Needs Coordination, gaining a mandatory qualification for all SENCOs appointed since 2008. We offer a programme in Special Educational Needs Co-Ordination (National Award for SEN Co-Ordination) at Sheffield Hallam University.


This Special Educational Needs Co-Ordination (National Award for SEN Co-Ordination) course at Sheffield Hallam University has been developed for those currently working as, or aspiring to be, special educational needs coordinators (SENCOs) and is mandatory for all SENCOs appointed since 2008. 

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Special Educational Needs Coordination
  • Further studies at masters level


Sheffield Hallam University is registered as a Quality Provider with the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Senco As Leader: People, Principles And Partnerships 
  • Senco As Manager: Evaluating And Developing Policy And Provision

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this course you must have QTS, QTLS or EYTS and you must be a qualified teacher who is:

  • designated as the SENCO


  • an aspiring SENCO


  • an inclusion manager


  • in a position to undertake the duties of a SENCO

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • National

    2830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2830 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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