Education, SEN and Mental Health at York St John University - UCAS

Course summary

Investigate concepts that are central to inclusive education, such as disability, difference, wellbeing, labelling and inclusion. Immerse yourself in the history, theories and policies surrounding these concepts. Consider different philosophical perspectives, value positions and educational ideologies that have been used to explain approaches to education and childhood. Challenge your preconceptions and consider the meaning and implications of these ideas for individuals, education and society as a whole. This course will provide you with both a comprehensive understanding of education and inclusion and valuable practical experience in this field. You will gain at least 105 hours of work experience through your placement modules. You will benefit from studying alongside students on related courses. Together you will learn about: How children and young people develop Child protection and safeguarding requirements How specific groups of learners may be labelled and stereotyped, leading to marginalisation and exclusion Mental health in children and young people The impact of disability, socio-economic status, trauma and abuse on development and education. The specialist knowledge you will gain by choosing Education and Inclusion BA (Hons) includes: The psychology of learning and education, considering how children create develop, understand, retain and retrieve knowledge Neurodiversity and its implications for inclusive practice, investigating some of the cognitive, social and communication differences experienced by autistic learners and those with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) Critical debates in SEN and disability, such as prenatal screening and diagnosis, sexual relationships, and employment discrimination. Contemporary issues surrounding the role of technology in educational contexts.

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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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

For Second Year entry, applicants must have completed the first year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 120 credits. For Third Year entry, applicants must have completed the first and second year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 240 credits. Applicants will need to submit a transcript of their completed study, and offers will be subject to a mapping exercise of modules to ensure an appropriate alignment of course content. Please be aware that transfer applications are subject to availablity of space on the selected academic year of your chosen course. For more information on the transfer process, please see If transferring to the final year of a course containing a placement or study abroad year, you must have also completed a placement or study abroad year prior to starting the course.

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Qualification requirements

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Student Outcomes

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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 £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Education, SEN and Mental Health at York St John University - UCAS