Our BA (Hons) Education, Special Needs and Disability degree is designed to develop your understanding of the combined subjects of education, special needs and disability. This course will provide an excellent preparation for you to work with children and adults who have a special need or a disability within the education, health or social care sector. There is a strong focus on valuing and respecting individual differences in children and adults and the contributions they make as members of our communities. All the modules on this programme encourage you to think about the importance of social justice, equal opportunity and inclusion in our early years settings, schools, colleges and the wider society. You will work on real-work educational projects, allowing you to investigate, understand and analyse the fast-changing landscape of education. Our BA (Hons) Education, Special Needs and Disability course provides a rich learning experience. You will develop systematic knowledge and critical awareness of current theories, research and advanced scholarship in education, special needs and disability. You will explore a range of important educational topics including social justice and contemporary issues in working within SEND, which will fully prepare you for your professional career within the sector.
You will take eight modules in each year of your course. Year One: All compulsory modules. Year Two: Six compulsory and two optional modules. Year Three: Four compulsory and four optional modules. Each set of optional modules contains specialist options in Education, SEND, and International Education. In your second and third year you will select modules that are pertinent to your degree route and future career pathway.
There will be a range of methods to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills you will develop on the course. These will range from more traditional assessment methods such as essays, presentations, and examinations, to more education specific practices such as lesson plans, lesson commentaries and curriculum packs. There will also be a focus on your ability to function within a workplace setting, as well as a final independent project that will act a culmination of your three years of learning on the course.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No component less than 5.5|
|PTE Academic||50||50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing|
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|