University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Inclusive Special Education

This course has been designed to enable experienced professionals in education and related professions to critically engage in the social, political and global debates relating to the education of children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities. The programme offers an in depth focus on contemporary perspectives of inclusive special educational practices and an opportunity to widen theoretical understanding through research in the workplace. The course has been designed to encourage greater understanding and a critical appreciation of the trends and developments in special educational needs and disability (SEND) provision I schools. Students will have the opportunity to engage in the conceptual, philosophical and ethical debates relating to the education of children and young people who have a special educational need and/or disability both nationally and globally.

Course modules

Indicative modules: critical disability studies (30 credits); communication and interaction (30 credits); exploring inclusive pedagogy (30 credits); engaging learners with complex needs (30 credits); dissertation (60 credits).

Assessment methods

The programme draws on a range of assessment methods including practitioner research projects; 6,000-word essays and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MA Part-time February 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bognor Regis Campus Bognor Regis PO21 1HR South East
Bishop Otter Campus Chichester PO19 6PE South East

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