Taught course

Special Educational Needs Coordination

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Development and Society

Entry requirements

You must be a qualified teacher who is • designated as the SENCO • an inclusion manager • in a position to undertake the duties of a SENCO The course is designed for new SENCOs but we also welcome applications from experienced SENCOs.

Months of entry


Course content

Study a course developed for those who are currently working as special educational needs coordinators (SENCOs). You learn to develop inclusive cultures, and evaluate approaches to education. These new skills help you to make a difference in your school and to the wellbeing and achievement of young people who have special educational needs.

Key points
Analyse and respond to current issues of practice through professional learning in the workplace.
• Develop specialist knowledge enabling you to communicate current information regarding special educational needs and disabilities.
• Study with other SENCOs and experienced SEN professionals supporting your leadership of change.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
18 months

Course contact details

Development and Society
+44 (0)114 225 5555