Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Special and Inclusive Education (National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators)

The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCo�s) is a level 7, 60 credit award which is a legal requirement for SENCo�s new to post since 2009 in maintained mainstream schools, nurseries, academies, free schools and pupil referral units (PRU�). All schools have a legal duty to appoint a Fully Qualified teacher as their SENCo. Students who complete the Post Graduate Certificate (NASC) can progress to the 2nd year of the full MA in SEN Inclusion.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a UK Honours degree or equivalent.

Course modules

The programme consists of two 30 credit modules.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admisssions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 243 7900