University of Leeds
Special Educational Needs
This programme is for teachers and associated professionals that wish to deepen their understanding of effective educational practice for pupils with special educational needs; it considers the principles, policies and practices in the inclusive education of learners with special educational needs (SEN), and draws upon current legislation, governmental and inspection reports, and both national and international research evidence; the programme addresses special educational needs for a wide range of age groups, and covers issues such as policy, legislation, assessment and intervention, inter-agency working, partnerships with parents, and pupil participation; students have the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of current concepts, information and techniques related to special educational needs, and analyse and evaluate the evidence behind effective strategies for teaching and learning.
A 1st degree in a relevant subject, qualified teacher status and 3 years' of professional experience normally required; however, applicants with other relevant experience are also considered.
Year 1: Core modules: Critical study; optional modules include: special educational needs: principles and practice; special educational needs: international perspectives; directed study in education 1; the context of deaf education; co-ordinating inclusive provision ii; developmental disorders i: dyslexia and developmental coordination disorder; developmental disorders ii: attention deficit disorder and autistic spectrum disorder; teaching children with learning difficulties; developmental disorders in the early years; teaching children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; special needs coordination 2a; special needs coordination 2b.
Some scholarships available for both UK/EU and International students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 3,440 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|