You will need: •a first degree (minimum 2:2) or a Certificate in Education (gained prior to graduate entry into teaching) •a Certificate in Education (post 16), with appropriate professional experience If your first language is not English, you will also need an IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of Level 6 in reading and writing). Application and selection Applications are invited from all working in the education sector. Each applicant will be considered on an individual basis in consultation with the Programme Leader and, as such, we welcome enquiries from potential applicants who do not meet the above criteria but who feel their professional experience would enable them to succeed on the programme. Please note: A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB) is required for students needing to visit locations outside of their own workplace where there is access to children. Will I be interviewed? You may be interviewed face-to-face or over the telephone to further explore details of your application or your suitability for the programme. Prior Learning The programme is subject to the University's Principles, Policies, Regulations and Procedures for the Admission of Students to Postgraduate Programmes and will take account of University policy and guidelines for assessing accredited prior learning (APL) and accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) In addition to an administrative fee, there is a minimum charge of £6 per APEL credit to be paid before the agreed APEL credits are added to the student's record. There is no maximum fee payable. (Fees are reviewed each year).
Months of entry
Learn to develop and manage inclusive special needs provision on this flexible Advanced Educational Practice: Special Educational Needs Masters course from Liverpool John Moores University.
- Study part time over three to five years
- Enjoy flexible course delivery and fit studying around your work commitments
- Follow a curriculum closely linked to your professional practice needs
- Experience excellent levels of support
- This course will only run subject to minimum numbers
We recognise that our students are busy professionals and have taken this into account in the design of our programmes and assessments. Study on this programme is extremely flexible and you can opt to join the course on a full or part time basis, enabling you integrate your learning with your full time professional role.
University-based study includes taught sessions scheduled late afternoon (4pm to 6pm) and conference style days scheduled on occasional Saturdays.
A blended learning approach ensures you can usually study at a time to suit you and all modules are supported by online study resources with additional guidance available through face-to-face or virtual tutorials.
To keep on top of your study, you should be prepared to work between five and 10 hours per week (evenings and weekends). The practical applications of the course may involve the integration of study with your professional activity in school or college.
During your studies you will have access to LJMU learning resources including our libraries for independent study. You will be allocated a personal tutor to support your academic and professional development and will also receive guidance via email.
Taught sessions mostly take place at the IM Marsh campus, four miles outside Liverpool centre, although some sessions may take place in the city.
The IM Marsh campus has independent study spaces with IT facilities, a library with relevant stock and study spaces, access to student welfare and support, a gym and other sports facilities, a cafeteria and shop.
The campus library, open 8am to 11pm, houses the main collections linked to this course and you will also have access to the 24 hour, city centre Aldham Robarts and Avril Robarts libraries.
Information for international students
LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.
Fees and funding
Please contact Faculty:
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
T: 0151 231 5340
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- +44 (0)151 231 5090