• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

This programme provides the theoretical knowledge and skills required to underpin outstanding professional practice when supporting children with special educational needs and disability. Students successfully completing this top up degree will be well placed for future employment within the sector and/or progression to further post graduate studies.

Level
Level 6
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
UCAS Code
N64
Please note: our institute and UCAS codes have changed. Please see further information on our how to apply page.
Course Fees
£7000 per year
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Units and Structure

The programme will require approx. 8-12 hours a week of private study to access study materials and engage with wider reading and research.

The modules covered are:

  • Current Issues and Contemporary Debates – 20cr
  • Innovative Practice in Support of Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability – 20cr
  • International Perspectives on Inclusive Education – 20cr
  • Use of Technology in Support of Children with SEND – 20cr
  • Extended project – 40cr

Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used including projects, presentations, posters and essay.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

The aim of this programme is to enable experienced practitioners who have gained 3 years or more experience within the sector and have already completed relevant level 5 study (HND/FdA or equivalent 240 credit points ) in Early Years/Special Education Needs and Disability/ Childhood studies or related subject area.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

The credits gained on completion of the degree with be used to do your postgraduate study in SEND or related subject area.

Courses you can progress to

Further study in other areas. Browse all our courses.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Sarah Brooks
01302 553578
sarah.brooks@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

The aim of this programme is to enable experienced practitioners who have gained 3 years or more experience within the sector and have already completed relevant level 5 study (HND/FdA or equivalent 240 credit points ) in Early Years/Special Education Needs and Disability/ Childhood studies or related subject area.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code: N64

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

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