University Centre Weston

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bath Spa University

Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusive Practice

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Course summary

This degree will develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs, approaches and requirements of organisations and practitioners working with Children and Young People with SEND and their families. Within the degree you will develop a reflective practice approach that will enable you to articulate and justify a robust personal and professional ethos regarding inclusion. The ethos of this degree is centred around discovery, growth and professionalisation of your practice in supporting children, young people with SEND and their families across the broad spectrum of educational provision. You will have the opportunity to investigate process, best practice and context to develop your personal ethos, practical skills and knowledge. This combined will, enable you to support progress and positive outcomes for children and young people with SEND and enhance inclusive practices within organisations. Each level of study has been designed to allow you to explore and develop your knowledge of SEND and inclusion and its application to practice, alongside the development of an awareness of self, systems thinking and organisational culture. This degree will enable you to develop and take ownership of your own specialist knowledge and practice regarding supporting children with SEND and transfer it to enhance inclusion. There are excellent links to educational settings that will help you to realise and pursue a professional pathway. Throughout the programme, there is a focus on employability and linking theory to practice. This will enable you to develop the practical and theoretical skills at practitioner level and understand the potential to have wider influence on organisations and the sector as agents for change. Graduates will be equipped to pursue either a career within the sector or postgraduate study.


Full-time year 1: Childhood Development and Beyond Counselling Approaches Disability Education and Inclusion Psychology of Learning Introduction to Issues of Social Justice Equity and Thinking and Learning Full-time year 2: Attachment and Trauma Contributing to Support of People on the Autism Spectrum Mental and Emotional Health Promoting Positive Interactions and SLCN Literacy Difficulties and SpLD Full-time year 3: Contemporary Issues in Inclusive Practice Innovative Curricula and Support Professional Practice Dissertation

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1
Channel Islands £8900 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8900 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1

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Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusive Practice at University Centre Weston - UCAS