This long established and highly respected course with a team of Deaf and hearing staff from diverse backgrounds. It is one of the few courses of its kind in British Sign Language (Deaf Studies) in the UK. An opportunity for practical application of learning through a community-based research project in the final year. An opportunity to explore deaf blindness as part of your studies. We recognise that you will have a unique learning journey and we will maximise your potential through a range of assessment types such as presentations, written assessments, problem-solving approaches and reports. You will also have the opportunity to gain a recognised British Sign Language qualification. Staff are active researchers and these interests contribute to high quality teaching, curriculum development and innovation which underpins the teaching and learning that you will experience. The lecturing team have a variety of national and international expertise in teaching and professional qualifications and have experience working for a diverse range of public, private and voluntary sector organisations. Access to technology support for filming of 'live assessment' - use of filming studio, editing suite, as well as other situated learning environments. The team believes in interactive learning and encourages full participation from all our students: external examiners have consistently highlighted our innovative learning, teaching and assessments regimes as a major strength Within the context of the University’s mission statement and its commitment to widening participation and equal opportunities, responsiveness to local, regional and national needs, curriculum innovation and continuing quality enhancement, the programme aims to: 1. Apply conceptual, theoretical and vocational knowledge of British Sign Language to the study of Deaf people and their language. 2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Deaf issues within a wider context. 3. Identify and understand the challenges faced when trying to adopt an inclusive approach in all aspects of life, and how you can meet and address these challenges in a positive way as members of a diverse global society. 4. Develop critical capabilities through the selection, analysis and synthesis of relevant perspectives, and be able to justify different positions on matters relating to, audiological and environmental technologies related to deaf and deafblind people’s lives, Deafhood, Deaf Gain and educational philosophies. 5. Encourage students to undertake voluntary placements as part of the course which can be negotiated in a variety of settings. 6. Sustain and foster the enjoyment of lifelong learning within a variety of settings
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.
English Language Requirements - EU and International Applicants
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