University Centre South Essex

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies

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Course summary

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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.

Course details

Modules

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 method

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.

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeX161
Institution code S43
Campus nameUniversity Centre Southend
Campus codeS

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 - minimum 5.5 across all components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8000 Year 1
England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies at University Centre South Essex - UCAS