University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Additional Support for Learning (Specific Learning Difficulties)

This programme covers ways in which learning difficulties can manifest themselves, sometimes simultaneously; students examine approaches to supporting people with disabilities, such as curriculum adaptations and classroom accommodations and gain the confidence to apply them in practical settings.

Entry requirements

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 Teachers of Further Education.

Course modules

Compulsory courses: collaborative working in children�s services; conceptualising research; education for all; sources of knowledge; specific learning difficulties: co-occurring specific difficulties; specific learning difficulties: dyslexia. Option courses may include: ssessing pupils/students with visual impairment; audiology and audiometry ; bilingualism and other additional support needs; deaf studies; language and communication; promoting achievement and curriculum access for bilingual and/or deaf learners; supporting individual pupils ; supporting pupils in groups; the developing bilingual learner.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Part-time £ 7,650 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 13,050 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 7,650 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,700 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moray House School of Education Edinburgh EH8 8AQ Scotland

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