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Course summary

If you have an interest in developing skills and understanding in working with and supporting children and young people with additional needs and disabilities, and their families, this could be the course for you. Students will be offered the ability to gain insight into many of the disciplines associated with supporting children and young people with additional needs and disabilities including diagnosis and developing, historical, cultural, social, and political attitudes and values, exploring behaviour, care and education, transitions and how to promote independence, assistive technology, health, inclusion, rights, creative practice, and innovation in the field. We are committed to employability and career management and this course will develop knowledge and understanding required for a range of careers in this field with specific modules linked to developing strong professional practice and leadership skills. To support this, students will be encouraged to develop their individual interests through subject specific assessments and research. In addition, the course provides a strong base for students to continue into further study at master’s level. If you have any specific questions about this course, please contact Claire Carkin - Course Leader BA (Hons) Additional Needs and Disabilities, email: [email protected] The honours degrees and foundation degrees offered at City College Norwich are awarded by the University of East Anglia (UEA) with whom we enjoy Associate College Status. This partnership means that you will graduate with a UEA degree and be able to access facilities at the UEA while you are studying with us.

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

How to apply

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Norfolk House
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Information about being an international student at City College Norwich can be found on our website:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants are welcome if they can demonstrate appropriate qualifications and suitable experience.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Minimum score/result of 5.5 required in all components.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading).

Unistats information

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

Information about fees and funding for this course can be found on the City College Norwich website here:
Additional Needs and Disabilities (Children and Young People) at City College Norwich (incorporating Easton College) - UCAS