SEND and Inclusive Education at University of Roehampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Why this course?

  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering the high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students
  • A valuable career boost for classroom teachers and other inclusion or SEND professionals
  • A range of modules, allowing students to tailor the programme to suit their interests and career aspirations
  • Top ten in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022, 2023)
  • The 2023 Complete University Guide ranks Roehampton 2nd in London for research quality in education
  • Jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country, and the best modern university in London for research excellence. (REF 2021). 77% of our research is ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2021)
  • Teaching is delivered to fit around existing commitments; with module teaching held on weekday evenings and some Saturday
About this course: A programme that explores the education of children and young people with learning difficulties, disability, and other needs. It challenges exclusion, aiming to enable the participation and empowerment of all. Topics covered include:
  • Social and Educational Research
  • Perspectives and Issues in Inclusive Education
  • Power in Education and Society: Discourses of Difference
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Excellence: from Glass Ceilings to Sticky Floors
  • Building Communities of Learning for Pupils and Practitioners
  • Autism: Principles, Practices and Perspectives
  • Social-Emotional Dimensions of Education and Wellbeing
  • Person-Centered Inclusive Practice: Applying Critical and Social Pedagogies
Skills: On this programme, you will engage with aspects of theory, policy and practice relevant to international and local contexts. With its international profile, the programme brings together those who have significant professional experience working with children and young people with learning difficulties, disabilities, disadvantages or other additional needs, either directly in teaching, support or project work, or as policy-makers, advisory workers or managers. The MA draws on different disciplinary traditions and approaches to theory and practice within the field of inclusion, SEN and disability, but is underpinned by rights-based, justice-based and equalities-based principles and a rejection of deficit-based approaches to difference (including the medical model of disability).Roehampton is an accredited provider of this required, master's level qualification for all teachers working as SENCOs in mainstream schools. Career Opportunities: The programme supports and enables those with significant professional experience to:
  • Develop their careers in education practice and leadership: teaching, advisory work, SEND coordination, inclusion management, support work
  • Move into a career in policy-making, implementation and development of inclusion, developing the inclusion and SEND workforce
  • Undertake a doctorate and move into a career in research

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or higher in a degree in any subject and with either relevant professional experience or a degree in an acceptable discipline

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8243 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8243 Year 1
Scotland £8243 Year 1
Wales £8243 Year 1
EU £17325 Year 1
International £17325 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees quoted for 2024
SEND and Inclusive Education at University of Roehampton - UCAS