Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University

Education and Special Educational Needs

This programme has been designed to cater for the interests and requirements of professionals in all kinds of educational settings, from early years to post-compulsory; this named award will provide opportunities for professionals and practitioners to undertake Masters level study in aspects of education that are of direct interest and relevance to them, underpinned by engagement with the most current and influential literature and with a keen awareness of the rapidly transforming social and political contexts in which education is located.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st Class or upper 2nd Class Honours degree. Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) will be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made. Please note that a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required for students where they are required to visit settings other than their own. For students whose 1st language is not English there is a language requirement of IELTS 6.5 overall (reading 6, writing 6), TOEFL IBT 87, or other equivalent recognised English language qualification.

Course modules

Early childhood block: The devlopment of young children's thinking and learning in socio-cultural contexts; children's rights and participation. Special educational needs block: Critical disability theory; segregation, integration and inclusion.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,600 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,600 per Whole course (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hope Park Liverpool L16 9JD North West

Key information

Student Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 291 3111