Taught course

Dyslexia Research and Practice

Institution
University of Chester · Faculty of Education and Children's Services
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants must have: a first degree and QTS (Qualified Teacher Status); Non-QTS with relevant experience; the support of your setting.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course offers a nationally recognised Post Graduate professional qualification for teachers whilst also offering professional accreditation from the British Dyslexia Association. Teachers will be able to engage directly with methods of raising school standards by developing teachers expertise and increasing pupils skills in reading, writing and spelling, motivation and self-confidence.

Programme Structure:

Year 1 Postgraduate Certificate and ATS/APS

  • Identifying and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia
  • Learning and Teaching Strategies for Learners with Dyslexia
  • Teaching Learners with Dyslexia

Year 2 (Option 1) Postgraduate Diploma

  • Dyslexia: Wider Issues and Debates
  • Dyslexia in Secondary, Further and Higher Education
  • The Adult with Dyslexia

Year 2 (Option 2) Postgraduate Diploma and AMBDA

  • The Ethics and Rationale of Psychometric Assessment
  • Psychometric Assessment and Individualised Learning
  • Evaluation of Pyschometric Assessment

Year 3 Dissertation MA

  • Dissertation (compulsory for MA)

Campus based - through week-end schools which happen twice a term at our Riverside Campus in Chester on Friday evening and Saturday.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36-72 months

PGDip

part time
36-60 months

PGCert

part time
12-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511 000
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513 111