Professional Practice in Special Educational Needs and Disability at Bishop Grosseteste University - UCAS

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Special Education Needs and Disability is a distance learning programme delivered online, and is an ideal top up degree if you are a graduate of an FdA Professional Practice in Special Educational Needs and Disability (or similar award), and have current and relevant experience of working within the sector. The course will equip you with a critical understanding of sociological, psychological and philosophical values that shape Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are expected to have a Foundation Degree or equivalent (L5 qualification of 240 credits, with no fewer than 120 credits at L5) in Special Educational Needs/Disabilities or a cognate subject. Typically, applicants will evidence at least two years’ professional practice supporting children, young people or adults with special educational needs/disabilities in a relevant, professional work setting. A minimum of one year is required for entrance to this programme. Applicants are expected to have ongoing access to a relevant work setting for at least 360 hours for the duration of the programme (average 12 hours a week). Additionally, applicants are expected to have written support from the work setting. This is a distance-learning programme, which requires students to have access to and confidence in using a compatible, internet enabled device. Further advice is available from the University’s Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching (CELT). Applicants with alternative qualifications can contact our Enquiries team for advice as BGU is committed to widening access and participation and adheres to a strict policy of non-discrimination. In accordance with University conditions, students are entitled to apply for accredited prior learning, AP(C)L, based on relevant credit at another HE institution or credit awarded for experiential learning, (AP(E)L). If you’ve recently completed or studied a particular module as part of a previous qualification, this may mean that you’re not required to undertake a particular module of your BGU course. However, this must be agreed in writing and you must apply for this. Further Information Click here for important information about this course including additional costs, resources and key policies.

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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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Professional Practice in Special Educational Needs and Disability at Bishop Grosseteste University - UCAS