University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

This course reflects upon generic and current SEND issues and the needs of children with SEND such as cognitive impairment, behavioural needs, sensory and physical impairment, speech, language and communication needs.

Entry requirements

A relevant or related 1st degree and some relevant experience with children or young people with SEN; an enhanced DBS/police check if applying for the PG Dip and MA. Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of listening skills, reading comprehension, written and spoken English. Applicants can demonstrate their level of English with IELTS, TOEFL or alternative qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: SEND: analyzing research; SEND: evaluating practice; practitioner inquiry in education; practice based research; cross-cultural issues in special educational needs and disabilities; special studies; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
BPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
BPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
BPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
BPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
BPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
BPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Advanced Certificate Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Advanced Certificate Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Advanced Certificate Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Advanced Certificate Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Advanced Certificate Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Advanced Certificate Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,230 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005