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Inclusion and Special Educational Needs MEd/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate / BPhil/ Advanced Certificate


Course Description

The Inclusion and Special Educational Needs programme is a distance learning programme designed for students who wish to study a range of modules relating to Inclusion and Special Educational Needs (ISEN).

This programme is designed for participants who wish to combine modules from two SEN related programmes.

The ISEN programme is suitable for:

UK, European and overseas students
professionals in schools, further education, social services or health related roles who are interested in the education and needs of children or students with a range of special educational needs (SEN)
people who have completed a first degree and are attracted to study and gain knowledge about children and students with special educational needs
The programme utilises material for home study, tutorial and seminar groups, together with a university-based residential weekend in Birmingham. Our distance learning programme has a reputation for excellence both nationally and internationally.

Levels of Award:

The level at which an individual is admitted to study on the programme will depend on their previous academic qualifications as well as their professional experience.

About the School of Education

The School of Education has a long-standing reputation as a centre of excellence for teaching and research in a wide range of areas of educational practice and policy. It is an international leader in education with a history of top rated research. In the 2016 QS World Rankings, it was ranked 28th in the World and joint 7th in Europe/UK.
The School employs over 100 academic staff who teach more than 2,500 students. It is home to a number of departments and research centres with a history of top rated research and is an international leader in education.
School of Education ranking:
- Ranked 6th in the Guardian University League Tables 2017
- Ranked 10th in the 2017 Complete University Guide
- In Top 3 for HEI provision in the Good Teacher Training Guide
- Ranked 28th in the World in the 2016 QS World Rankings
- Ranked 9th overall for Research in the 2014 REF (with more than 82% of research rated as ‘internationally excellent’ (3*) or ‘world leading’ (4*).
- Rated 'outstanding' in latest Ofsted inspection (2013) for its Teacher Training programmes
- Ranked third for Education in The Times Good University Guide 2017

Funding and Scholarships

There are many ways to finance your postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham. To see what funding and scholarships are available, please visit: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Open Days

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open days.
Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

Virtual Open Days

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Inclusion and Special Educational Needs MEd/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate / BPhil/ Advanced Certificate page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Videos
(Student Profile)

Corinne Borg

Following her first degree, Corinne worked with a foundation that helped students with learning disabilities within the school and home environment. Through this she gained experience of working with students who require additional support with their learning, social and emotional skills. Corinne is now a special education coordinator in an international school, which role sees her coordinating support for students with a wide range of difficulties across the ages of 3 to 18.

Corinne is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/corinne-borg/


Scholarships

Entry Requirements

MEd: a degree or equivalent qualifications; plus a professional training programme; plus relevant experience. PGDip/PGCert: a degree or equivalent qualification. Please refer to View Website for more information.

Course Fees

UK/EU: MEd/PGDip/PGCert: £3,115 (PT); Overseas: MEd/PGDip/PGCert: £5,220 (PT)


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