University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Special and Inclusive Education

This course is concerned with issues associated with: DfES policy; legislation; and in particular the implications of social inclusion on learning; teaching; and pupil performance; students are able to study: dyslexia; autistic spectrum disorder; or emotional behavioural and social disorders; the modules are designed to encourage the teacher to be systematic in the early identification assessment and intervention of children who experience difficulties with learning; examples of good practice are drawn from research literature and from discussion with other practitioners; the course also acknowledges the importance of developing a research-based approach to learning.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class Honours degree; experienced qualified teachers without a good Honours degree.

Course modules

Modules include: contemporary issues in education (theory, policy and practice); research methods; dissertation; special and inclusive education (towards inclusion); towards inclusion (partnership and reflection); inclusion and challenging behaviour; negotiated learning (with a focus on special and inclusive education).

Assessment methods

Essay of 3,000 words for each modules.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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