University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Teachers of Children with Hearing Impairment

This programme aims to equip teachers who are already qualified to teach school-aged children in England to meet the relevant TA standards to achieve qualified teacher of the deaf status.

Entry requirements

Applicants must already be qualified to teach school-aged children in England and are expected to have a minimum of 2 years teaching or other appropriate professional experience prior to commencing the programme, but, in exceptional circumstances, applications will be considered from those who do not meet this criterion. The course is designed for practising teachers, and some of the course materials are written in a way that assumes regular contact with deaf pupils. Applicants who do not have regular contact with deaf pupils will need to establish links with a local school for the deaf, resource base or service for deaf pupils during the programme to enable them to carry out some of the required activities. Students wishing to gain the mandatory qualification who do not have regular contact with deaf pupils will normally be required to complete a period of 10 days observation in an educational setting for deaf pupils in addition to the normal periods of assessed teaching. Each case will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Educational audiology; language and communication in deaf and hearing-impaired pupils; the development of deaf and hearing-impaired children; the educational management of deaf and hearing impaired pupils; teaching and learning in deaf education; assessed teaching placement.

Assessment methods

Each of the 4 taught modules has an assessed written assignment. The teaching and learning module is examined by an assignment, plus a portfolio comprising an activities file, a log of observations and visits, and evidence of successful completion of a practical test of audiology skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MEd Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
BPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,535 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

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

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