Taught course

Education - SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · School of Education
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

This MA course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, normally graduates with a recognised teaching qualification, or other educational professional experience.

Applicants normally have:

  • a good honours degree
  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status), other equivalent professional qualification or relevant experience

Entry with credit

Credit for the award can be made up of appropriate work completed outside the course, for example, M level credit from PGCE awards or Postgraduate Certificate courses in relevant subject areas. Please contact pgeducation@brookes.ac.uk for more information.

English language requirements

IELTS level 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing and 5.5 in speaking and listening.

Months of entry

September

Course content

On our MA Education - SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) you will study issues around special education, disability and inclusion at master’s level.

You will learn in an environment where you will be supported in improving and developing your practice. During your studies you will:

  • develop your critical enquiry and reflection in the field of SEND
  • gain depth and insight into your professional thinking
  • meet students who are at various levels in their careers.

Our academic team of specialist staff have a strong background in SEND teaching and are research–active in the field.

Subject to these having been gained in the last five years, applicants may transfer in credits gained from:

  • a PG Cert NASENCo
  • the Brookes-SEBDA PG Cert in Understanding and Managing Social Emotional Mental Health (SB50)
  • the Brookes-SEBA PG Cert in Advanced Study of Social Emotional Mental Health (SB51).

Information for international students

International applications

International students hold a conditional offer until payment of a deposit of £1,000 is received.

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848