London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Supporting Older Children and Young People with Dyslexia and Specific Learning Differences

The course helps students understand and explore educational challenges and needs for support, within a rigorous framework of scholarship and practical placements, enabling students to make informed positive changes which are learner-centred.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree from a UK university or equivalent. Additionally, a full, current disclosure and barring service check is a mandatory requirement of taking part in this course. The check must be completed before commencing the course and be current for the duration of the course. Mature applicants (over 21) who do not meet the standard entry requirement are most welcome to apply.

Course modules

Definitions and theories of dyslexia and SpLDs; SpLDs and effective learning (professional practice).

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through a combination of practical placements and written critical reflections on practice within a practice-based portfolio, observations and review of practice, case-study project (practice-based) and an assessed oral presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 885 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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