Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.
- have qualified teacher status (QTS)
- be practising teachers working in the area of special educational needs provision in schools
- study EDC086-6 in advance of EDC088-6
- have regular (i.e. several times a week) access to a computer.
Months of entry
This course focuses on difficulties in literacy acquisition, including dyslexia, among young people and investigates how potential barriers to learning can be ameliorated within educational contexts.
The course includes the elements related to assessment theory and practice required by the Joint Council for Qualifications (2014) in qualifications for specialist teachers who assess pupils and students and make recommendations for access arrangements and reasonable adjustments in relation to external examinations in schools.
This is an online version of the course. All the materials are available through the University’s website so you will be able to study the whole course at a distance. Support from course tutors is available through the website, by email or by telephone.
Information for international students
See Fees and Funding for International Students for full information.
Fees and funding
See UK/EU Postgraduate students for full information on fees and funding.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- online12 months
- distance learning12 months
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- 0300 3300 073