Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Advanced Educational Practice (Special Educational Needs)

Learn to develop and manage inclusive special needs provision on this flexible Advanced Educational Practice: Special Educational Needs Masters course from Liverpool John Moores University. •Study part time over three years on a course designed to support effective practice in the classroom •Develop your professional practice through an inquiry based approach •Enjoy flexible course delivery and fit studying around your work commitments •Follow a curriculum closely linked to your professional practice needs We recognise that our students are busy professionals and have taken this into account in the design of our programmes and assessments. Study on this programme is on a part time basis, enabling you to integrate your learning with your full time professional role. The course is delivered around school/college term times, with 20 credits being studied per term for the first two years. During your first year you will study three compulsory (core) modules specializing in key teaching and learning themes. Your second year will involve the selection of two optional modules from an identified suite, and the core module in Researching Professional Practice. Your final year will involve 60 credits of research-based study through completion of the Dissertation or Professional Enquiry modules. University-based study includes taught sessions scheduled late afternoon (4pm to 7pm) and occasional conference style days scheduled on Saturdays.A blended learning approach ensures you can usually study at a time to suit you and all modules are supported by online study resources with additional guidance available through face-to-face or virtual tutorials.To keep on top of your study, you should be prepared to work between five and 10 hours per week (evenings and weekends). The practical applications of the course will involve the integration of study with your professional activity in school or college. During your studies you will have access to LJMU learning resources including our libraries for independent study. You will be allocated a personal tutor to support your academic and professional development and will also receive guidance via email. Taught sessions mostly take place at the IM Marsh campus, four miles outside Liverpool centre, although some sessions may take place in the city. The IM Marsh campus has independent study spaces with IT facilities, a library with relevant stock and study spaces, access to student welfare and support, a gym and other sports facilities, a cafeteria and shop. The campus library, open 8am to 11pm, houses the main collections linked to this course and you will also have access to the 24 hour, city centre Aldham Robarts and Avril Robarts libraries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2017 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool L3 2AJ North West

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