University Centre South Essex has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies degree provides students with the opportunity to become familiar with the theoretical, legislative and skills to be able to work in a variety of settings (Educational and care settings) supporting those with specific needs (including Learning Disabilities, Physical disabilities and mental health issues) and has a work placement that is central to the course which will enable students to be able to apply what is learnt in the classroom in the workplace environment and to bring what has been learnt in the workplace into the classroom, providing an opportunity for students to share practice and experience throughout the degree programme.
The modules studied in Year 1 are: SE4-01 Introduction to Theoretical Perspectives in SEND; SE4-02 Legislation and Policy for SEND; SE4-03 Introduction to Specific Needs; SE4-04 Practice and Procedure in Work place settings; SE4-05 Effective Working practices. The modules studied in Year 2 are: SE5-01 Identifying and Supporting Individual Needs; SE5-02 Developing and Delivering Learning Support Programmes; SE5-03 Specific Needs; SE5-04 Case Study; SE5-05 Educational Inquiry. The modules studied in Year 3 are: SE6-01 Work Place Based Project; SE6-02 CPPD; SE6-03 Mental Health; SE6-04 Protection and Vulnerability; SE6-05 Practice and Innovation in Supporting Individual Needs.
Assessment Across the programme students are assessed using a variety of methods including; Essays, Research Projects, Presentations, MCQ Exams and Short Answer Tests and Portfolios. Please note that full assessment information can be found in the module descriptors. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework: Year 1 100% coursework (please refer to the module descriptors for assessment methods); Year 2 100% coursework (please refer to the module descriptors for assessment methods); Year 3 100% coursework (please refer to the module descriptors for assessment methods).
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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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!
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|Campus name||University Centre Southend|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 15 credits||15 credits at Merit or above|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English Language GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills Maths GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 - minimum 5.5 across all components.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University Centre South Essex