Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Special Educational Needs Co-ordination (National award)

This programme provides professional development for those already working in the sector of special education needs co-ordination, enabling students to deepen their understanding of how to develop more inclusive practice within their own professional setting or country context

Entry requirements

Either a good Honours degree (minimum 2nd class or equivalent) in teaching, or other equivalent professional qualification and relevant experience; with evidence of the ability to study successfully at Master's level.

Course modules

PgCert modules: Behavioural, emotional and social difficulties: developing inclusive practice; introduction to the autism spectrum; specific learning difficulties (dyslexia): developing inclusive practice, understanding inclusive education. PgDip modules: Research for inclusive education. MA modules: Research project; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each unit is assessed through a written assignment equivalent to 5,000 words and this may include alternative formats, such as a presentation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MA Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 200 per Unit (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 247 6969