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

Special and inclusive education in the classroom (part 1); special and inclusive education in the classroom (part 2); inclusion and challenging behaviour; independent study (single or double module).

Assessment methods

Essay of 3,000 words for each modules.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111