UCL Institute of Education, University of London

UCL Institute of Education, University of London

Special and Inclusive Education

The course: develops students' knowledge of key concepts and selected issues addressed in the academic and professional literature; enhances their understanding of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and their relationship to practice; gives students the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise evidence, theory and practice; increases their capacity to apply conceptual and theoretical frameworks to professional policy and practice.

Entry requirements

A first degree or equivalent with an interest in, and understanding of, special and inclusive education. Working knowledge of children with SEN is desirable, although we do consider strong applications from those with a demonstrable interest in the field, but little formal work experience. Applicants must reflect on their experience and knowledge within the personal statement and when submitting an application.

Course modules

Modules include: Concepts and contexts of special and inclusive education; research design and methodology; research report or dissertation in special and inclusive education.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework assignments and a 10,000 to 12,000-word dissertation or 6,000 to 7,000-word report.

Sponsorship information

Employer or other sponsoring body.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,740 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,785 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,392 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Education, University of London Camden WC1H 0AL South East

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Telephone number: 
020 7612 6043