UCL Institute of Education, University of London
Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)
The course introduces recent theory of cognitive and affective processes involved in reading and writing, and their development in children and adults; evaluates the nature of specific learning difficulties (spld) (dyslexia) across the life span and analyse the implications of its identification; provides a critical understanding of psychometric and educational assessment; develop students� professional expertise in assessing children and adults and in writing professional reports containing recommendations for intervention; analyse and evaluate the implications of research and theory for teaching learners struggling with reading, writing and spelling; develops their understanding of the key principles of learning and reflect on the aspects that underpin their own teaching approach.
A 1st degree in a relevant subject plus a teaching qualification, and ideally appropriate experience of educational settings or working with children with literacy difficulties. Students need to have access to a school in which they can assess and teach pupils with literacy difficulties.
Modules include: Understanding SpLD (dyslexia); evidence-based practice in SpLD (dyslexia); assessment of SpLD (dyslexia); research methodology in literacy.
Assessment is by coursework assignments and recordings of administering assessments and teaching pupils with literacy difficulties, plus a research report of 6,000 to 7,000 words or dissertation of 10,000 to 12,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,045 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,522 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Institute of Education, University of London||Camden||WC1H 0AL||South East|
020 7612 6043