Taught course

Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Education
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

You will need to have a good honours degree and experience within an education setting.

To qualify for Approved Teacher Status (ATS) or Approved Professional status (APS), students must have completed two years (or equivalent) as a teacher or educational professional by the end of the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia) course is designed for mainstream teachers or those working in an educational setting (including practitioners with a particular responsibility for supporting children with dyslexia) who wish to deepen their understanding of dyslexia and link this learning to the School Improvement Plan.

A flexible framework combines academic study with work-based action learning and action research, a process whereby your day-to-day professional activity informs your development through reflection and peer discussion.

The PGCert is a stand-alone qualification and counts as one-third of a masters degree.

The course is accredited by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) and qualifies students to apply for Approved Teacher Status (ATS) or Approved Professional Status (APS) as long as they have completed two years (or equivalent) as a teacher or educational professional by the end of the course.

The programme is arranged to fit in with your working patterns and usually include twilight and Saturday sessions.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months
flexible
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
01273 644644