M.Sc. Inclusive & Special Education

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP17400 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    GBP8500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
A career in Inclusive & Special Education at The University of Edinburgh requires highly specific skills. Whether your interest is as a practitioner, or in the area of policy or training, this programme offers those skills and the opportunity to develop them in one of the world’s leading environments for studying inclusive and special education.



You may already be working in the field and would like to take your skills to an advanced level. Alternatively, you could be a qualified teacher looking to enter this rewarding area through further study. Either way, you will gain the very specific knowledge you need to succeed, and learn how to apply it in relevant contexts.

You will develop extended skills in research and enquiry,building confidence in engaging with policymakers and other professionals. You will learn how to provide effective education services to students with additional support needs and create opportunities for all learners.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP17400 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP8500 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Comparative Approaches to Inclusive and Special Education
  • Education for All (Additional Support for Learning)
  • Research Methods
  • Bilingualism and Other Additional Support Needs
  • Deaf Studies
  • Collaborative Working in Children’s Services
  • Assessing Pupils/Students with Visual Impairment
  • Audiology and Audiometry
  • Inclusion of Children with Visual Impairment
  • Policy and Practice
  • Placement/Inclusion
  • Specific Learning Difficulties: Dyslexia
  • The Developing Bilingual Learner
  • Issues and Strategies for Teaching and Learning (Visual Impairment)
  • Supporting Pupils in Groups
  • Supporting Individual Pupils
  • Promoting Achievement and Curriculum Access for Bilingual and/or Deaf Learners

English Language Requirements

CAE score
193(Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more


  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline.
  • You must provide evidence of your proficiency in English. Requirements will be outlined here when the applications for this programme open.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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