Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Top-Up

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Reasons to choose Kingston – If you have a relevant foundation degree (or equivalent), this one-year course offers a route to a BA (Hons) in Special Educational Needs & Inclusive Practice. – You’ll be able to combine academic study with work-based learning. – 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17). About this course On this course, you’ll study key areas such as removing barriers to participation, learning and play, enabling inclusion within settings and the community, effective and smooth transition between places, people and phases of education, research and theories of learning, development and assessment. You will also learn about regulation and legislation around good practice in the curriculum, pedagogy and the learning environment, ethics in interprofessional relationships and collaborative working, critical and reflective approaches to managing challenges and leading informed change in the field. You’ll also have the opportunity to research and develop a particular area of interest.

Course details


Year 1 Core: Transitions, Enabling Environments, Critical Issues in the Context of Inclusive Education, Dissertation in an Aspect of professional Practice.

Assessment method

You will attend taught sessions on a Tuesday evening or Thursday evening from 5.00pm to 9.00pm. (Please note that this is indicative, and dependent on student numbers and University resources). Teaching includes lectures, work-based learning activities, tutorials, online learning, workshops and seminars. Progress is measured through a variety of assignments, including a class-based timed task, enabling you to draw on your professional knowledge in work-based situations which you will underpin with theoretical perspectives. In addition you will participate in practical learning experiences that will enable you to reflect on and apply the knowledge you have gained.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeX361
Institution code K84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff • FdA degree in Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice • 240 CATS points • Employment in an appropriate setting (paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course • Normally two years' experience in appropriate setting

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Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change as we are awaiting the Office For Student Guidance on Fee levels for 2020 and beyond. For foundation year and international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Top-Up at Kingston University - UCAS