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  Education - Post Graduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs PGDip


University College Cork    College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Full time September PGDip 1 year full time
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Embark on a transformative journey with the Post Graduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs (PGDip) at the School of Education, UCC. This intensive 9-month full-time programme is tailored for primary and post-primary teachers, equipping them with the expertise to cater to students with special educational needs. The curriculum encompasses modules such as School Organisation, Assessment, Curriculum Provision, Inclusive Practice, and more, totaling 60 credits. Noteworthy is the practical approach, with teachers undergoing supervised school practicum and engaging in action research within their own school settings. Upon completion, graduates can seamlessly transition into roles where they lead special educational needs provision, offer support to peers, and facilitate collaboration with external agencies. Entry is open to qualified teachers providing special education in recognised settings, with a focus on enhancing teaching practices. Join this programme to make a profound impact in the realm of special education. Unlock your potential and empower students with diverse learning needs.

About the course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs is a full-time programme running for 9 months from the date of first registration for the programme designed for primary and post-primary teachers. You will be notified by the School of Education, UCC, when to attend your first lecture.

Teachers will be released from their schools for 8 weeks during the academic year to attend lectures and seminars at the University. In addition, teachers will be supervised in their schools during the portion of the academic year when they return to their teaching duties. Teachers will also be required to undertake action research and case study work in their schools, all of which will form an integral part of the programme.

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Fees

This programme is fully funded by the Department of Education.

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