Taught course

Specific Learning Difficulties/Dyslexia

Bath Spa University · School of Education

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Entry requirements

You’ll usually be a teacher or teaching assistant, and must have an undergraduate degree and a minimum of two years of experience within an educational context. You should be interested in the inclusion of vulnerable learners with SpLD/dyslexia, and have a strong drive to improve outcomes for these learners through specialist intervention.

Months of entry


Course content

The inclusion and achievement of students with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) within mainstream education is an important current focus within educational policy. By acquiring specialist teaching and assessment skills, you’ll broaden your career opportunities within and beyond the school and college context.

Our Master's in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties encompasses modules that integrate theory and practice in relation to SpLD/ dyslexia and inclusion. You’ll study through workshops, case studies, and assignments, justifying your professional practice through research. Modules comprise taught sessions and assessed projects, and can be completed full-time in one year, or part-time in up to five years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1225 876118