University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Education (Specific Learning Disabilities)

This programme provides students with coverage of key issues in meeting the needs of students with dyslexia, while retaining strong links between impact in the classroom, current research and theory. Students recognise that social inclusion is fundamental to educational principles and that current initiatives expect teachers and tutors to adopt a flexible approach to diversity of needs.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree, teaching qualification and minimum of 2 years� teaching experience usually required; applicants working in the post-16 sector may not need a teaching qualification, but will need to demonstrate suitable experience; applicants seeking AMBDA accreditation must also be able to demonstrate support from their workplace and be working in a context which will enable them to undertake the placement components for this element of the programme (these require applicants to be able to work one-to-one for at least 35 hours).

Course modules

Common modules: understanding education research; learning and teaching; policy and curriculum; dissertation research methods.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 8059 3483