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MA Dyslexia Research and Practice


University of Chester Education and Children's Services

Part time October PgCert, MA, PgDip 3-6 years part-time

About the course

This course aims to provide you with the professional attributes to make a real difference to children, young people and adults with specific learning differences (dyslexia). You will have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to act as a specialist teacher and/or assessor for dyslexia in line with British Dyslexia Association (BDA) requirements.

Why study this course with us?

Our courses allow study for the ATS/APS or AMBDA for either Schools or FE/HE, making it suitable for those who need the relevant qualifications to be Non-Medical Helpers in HE, plus those working in FE. We have also introduced the ATS/APS Dyscalculia/Numeracy course for those who wish to specialise in dyslexia/SpLD and maths difficulties.

When learning to assess for the Postgraduate Diploma,

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Entry Requirements

To apply you do not need to be a qualified teacher. You do need:

the support of your setting
to have been supporting/teaching for two years full time (or equivalent) by completion of the BDA accreditation awards
to have undergone a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if appropriate
a minimum of a 2:2 honours, where a degree is held.


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