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Teaching Learners with a Visual Impairment PgDip


Liverpool John Moores University Faculty of Education, Health and Community

Part time September PgDip 2 years part-time

About the course

Embark on this mandatory qualification for Teachers of Visually Impaired Learners, delivered at St. Vincent’s School, Liverpool in collaboration with LJMU.

  • Discover this programme designed by practitioners for practitioners
  • Study over two years on a distance learning basis 
  • Includes six diverse Core modules including a UEB braille course
  • Take part in five residential weekends and a four week block teaching placement within a specialist or support service setting
  • Engage in work-based learning, person-centred inclusive thinking and teaching approaches designed to engage students as self-directed learners and reflective practitioners.
  • Option to top-up to an MA degree by completing a 60 credit dissertation module after gaining your QTVI PgDip.

St. Vincent’s is a Specialist School for Sensory

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Entry Requirements

You will need: an Honours degree (or its equivalent) in any subject; Qualified Teacher Status; current employment as an educational practitioner working with visually impaired learners.

Additional information
IELTS score of at least 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component)


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