Deaf Education (Teacher of the Deaf) at University of Leeds - UCAS

University of Leeds

Degree level: Postgraduate

Deaf Education (Teacher of the Deaf) (Taught)

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Course summary

The Postgraduate Diploma in Deaf Education is a two-year course leading to the Mandatory Qualification for Teacher of the Deaf (QToD) for England and Wales. This course is taught part time using blended learning, providing the opportunity to study both online and face to face. This flexibility allows you to balance your studies alongside your existing work and other commitments. We also offer a MA Deaf Education (QToD) in this subject, which includes the additional opportunity to pursue a dissertation and undertake in-depth research into an area that you are passionate about. We welcome suitably qualified deaf and hearing applicants and provide appropriate access and support arrangements for all students. All University-based sessions are supported by British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters and notetakers. Assessed presentations may also be delivered in BSL.


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Assessment method

Assessment is through a combination of presentations, essays, critical reports, case studies and a practical skills portfolio that includes a minimum of 20 days assessed placement. Assessed presentations may be delivered in BSL.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree or non-UK equivalent. You will also need: -Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or Qualified Teacher Learning and Sskills (QTLS) (required for Teacher of the Deaf award) -one year of teaching experience or experience of working with deaf children in educational settings -contact with a school or service that will enable you to work with deaf children to meet the requirements of the Mandatory Qualification -British (or local) Sign Language CACDP/ Signature/ iBSL Level 1 (required for Teacher of the Deaf award) or equivalent Visit our website for full entry requirements, including the alternative qualifications we accept.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5No less than 6.0 in any component

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Deaf Education (Teacher of the Deaf) at University of Leeds - UCAS