UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

This leading programme in the field of dyslexia prepares teachers to cortically evaluate and develop evidence-based practice to become specialist teachers and assessors of learners with literacy difficulties.

Entry requirements

If taking IELTS, applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.

Course modules

Core modules: assessment of SpLD (dyslexia); evidence-based practice SpLD (dyslexia); research design and methodology; understanding SpLD (dyslexia).

Assessment methods

This programme is delivered via face-to-face evening and daytime sessions at UCL Institute of Education. It is assessed 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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Variable - 4 years

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Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100