Kingston University

Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Foundation degree Kingston University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Reasons to choose Kingston
– You’ll be able to learn as you earn, combining workplace learning with part-time study at a local college.
– Once you complete this foundation degree, you can take a further year’s study and top-up your qualification to a BA (Hons) degree at Kingston University.
– 90 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).

About this course
Do you work in an early years setting, school or alternative provision for children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities?

Do you wish to gain a qualification to enhance your practice? If so, this two-year sector-endorsed foundation degree is ideal. You’ll study theories of child development, legislative frameworks governing practice, multi-professional perspectives, and working with families and carers.

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year 1 Core:
Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Practice,
Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working with Children,
Learning, Teaching and Development in the field of Special and Inclusive Education,
Inclusive Practice.

Foundation Year 2 Core:
Effective Communication Skills,
Special Project,
International Systems to Support Learning,
Leadership in the field of Special and Inclusive Education.

Assessment method

Teaching includes lectures, work-based learning activities, tutorials, online learning, workshops and seminars. In addition you will be supported by a work-based professional advocate.

Progress is measured through assignments, demonstration of professional competence in work-based situations, and practical demonstrations that apply the knowledge you have gained. There are no written exams.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code X360
Institution code K84
Campus name Brooklands College - Weybridge Campus
Campus code L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff • A relevant level 3 qualification in early years (or equivalent)
• Employment in an appropriate setting (paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course
• Normally two years' experience in an appropriate setting

The selection process involves interview at your chosen college, selection exercises and a current DBS check.

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

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/special-educational-needs-foundation/entry-requirements.html

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change as we are awaiting the Office For Student Guidance on Fee levels for 2020 and beyond. For foundation year and international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs

Provider information

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Kingston University
River House
53-57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 1LQ


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