Inclusive & Special Education, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
  • Tuition
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    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
The University of Edinburgh ,
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.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


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.

Programme Structure

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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  • 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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17400 International
  • GBP 8500 EU/EEA


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