University of Edinburgh
Additional Support for Learning (Deaf Education)
Students develop the critical understanding necessary to interpret the different constructions of deafness, and use audiological information and language assessments to devise the appropriate support for deaf children; students build their collaborative skills, and examine the use and potential of both spoken and sign language in strategies for deaf education.
The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2.1 honours degree or its international equivalent in a relevant discipline; alternatively, applicants may be considered on the basis of employment or relevant educational experience; applicants should normally be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, or qualified as a teacher elsewhere in the UK, and currently be working with, or have access to, deaf learners; applicants will also need agreement from their Local Authority to participate in a teaching placement for three weeks in the final year (PgDip/MEd only).
Deaf studies; promoting achievement and curriculum access; audiology and audiometry; the sources of knowledge: understanding and analysing research literature; language and communication; placement / inclusion.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Moray House School of Education||Edinburgh||EH8 8AQ||Scotland|
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