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Course summary

This award is gained through taking a SEND and inclusion focus for 50 percent of the study, including the Dissertation. The programme is flexible to enable students to demonstrate a SEND and inclusion focus in any of the 30 credit modules of interest which are studied, although study might include the Inclusive Perspectives of SEND module. Students must have a SEND and inclusion focus for the final dissertation. In order to gain this award students need to submit the SEND and Inclusion evidence log to demonstrate the 50 percent focus. The MA SEND and Inclusion is offered as part of a suite of awards available through the MA Education Framework.


Core modules: Exploring approaches to research; SEND and inclusion dissertation. Optional modules: Developing subject and professional knowledge; creativity: you and your practice; early childhood: foundations for life; equality, diversity and inclusion; leadership and management; education, social justice and social change; inclusive perspectives on special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Entry requirements

You would need to have an honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent qualifications and/or experience. Overseas awards need to be recognised as equivalent by NARIC. English language Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure), or equivalent. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to overall IELTS score 7.0 with 6.5 minimum in each band. Previous Masters level study is considered for accreditation through the APCL process. Non-certificated Masters level study might be accredited through the APEL process. This must be completed prior to beginning study on the programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24:
SEND and Inclusion at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS