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  Special and Additional Learning Needs MA/PGDip/PGCert


Online University of East London    School of Education and Communities

Part time September MA, PGDip, PGCert See programme description
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Special and Additional Learning Needs MA/PGDip/PGCert programme offered by the University of East London in collaboration with ICEP Europe. This dynamic online course is designed to elevate the quality of education for children with diverse learning needs globally. Delve into the latest research in special education and enhance your existing skills through interactive online modules. Engage in vibrant discussions with a diverse cohort of students from around the world, fostering a rich understanding of global issues in special education. The programme's Research and Methodology module culminates in a dissertation, allowing you to conduct small-scale research in an educational setting. Gain in-depth knowledge of various special needs, including autism and dyslexia, and develop critical thinking skills to become a reflective practitioner. With a minimum 2:2 Honours or equivalent professional experience, this inclusive programme welcomes applicants from varied backgrounds, ensuring a supportive learning environment for all. Elevate your career prospects in teaching, therapy, social work, or educational psychology with this comprehensive and globally relevant programme.

About the course

This exciting course, which is delivered online, is a collaboration between the University of East London and the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEP).

Underpinned by the latest research in special education, the course builds on participants’ existing skills and competencies. The aim is to enhance the quality of education for children and young people with special and additional learning needs in settings worldwide.

The course has an international flavour, drawing students from countries such as Australia, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UAE, Ireland, Canada and New Zealand. It does not just focus on the UK but also looks at how policy is implemented around the world.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 Honours. We will also consider a certificate of education; higher level professional training in SEN with demonstrable parity in experience.

As an inclusive university we recognise that applicants who have been out of education for some time may not have the formal qualifications usually required for entry to a course. Where an applicant does not meet the above requirements, consideration may be given to other recognised graduate equivalent status and/or professional experience.


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