University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Additional Support for Learning (Inclusive Education)

This programme is designed to meet the needs of practising teachers and other professionals; it develops students' skills in identifying and responding to learners with additional support needs; as well as an increased ability in working directly with these learners, students gain knowledge and confidence that allow them to work collaboratively and constructively with colleagues, other professionals, and the families and carers of learners.

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. Option courses may include: assessing pupils/students with visual impairment; bilingualism and other additional support needs; deaf studies; promoting achievement and curriculum access for bilingual and/or deaf learners; specific learning difficulties: dyslexia.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Part-time £ 7,650 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 13,050 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 7,650 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,250 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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