Special Educational Needs, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11700
    Tuition (Year)
    6250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Online
This exciting new course, which is delivered online, is a collaboration between the University of East London and the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEP).
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Underpinned by the latest research in special education, the course builds on participants’ existing skills and competencies. The aim is to enhance the quality of education for children and young people with special and additional learning needs in settings worldwide.

The course has an international flavour, drawing students from countries such as Australia, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UAE, Ireland, Canada and New Zealand. It does not just focus on the UK but also looks at how policy is implemented around the world.

One of the most exciting aspects of this course is that knowledge is co-constructed through the online discussion boards.

As a student you will share your experiences and knowledge about policy and practice in your own context, leading to a richer understanding of global issues in special and additional learning needs for all participants.

Programme Structure

This course is relevant to both mainstream and specialist settings and the overall aim is to build the capacity of teachers and other professionals to respond effectively to the diverse educational needs of all learners, including those with special and additional educational needs.

You will gain a firm grounding in understanding a range of special educational needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Duration part-time 24
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

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Academic Requirements

Entry requirements are flexible to allow for credit to be given to work based learning through AEL (Accreditation of Experiential Learning).

Applicants must have an undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent: e.g. certificate of education; higher level professional training in SEN with demonstrable parity in experience), minimum 2:2 classification or equivalent.

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 7 (or equivalent) is required.

International qualifications will be checked for appropriate matriculation to UK Higher Education postgraduate programmes.

Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11700 International
  • GBP 6250 EU/EEA

Funding

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