Taught course

Specific Learning Difficulties

University of Gloucestershire · Department of Education

Entry requirements

You will need at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a relevant postgraduate or professional qualification and/or appropriate work experience

Months of entry


Course content

The course begins with a discussion about how the term ‘inclusion’ can be interpreted. You will then explore policies and philosophies of inclusion in both special educational needs and special provision, as well as to theories of social justice and equality in education.

This course is for practitioners working in a range of settings, from Early Years to Higher Education. It is aimed at qualified teachers, teaching assistants and SENCOs as well as disability advisors and those in student support settings. The key focus is dyslexia although the curriculum will also touch upon disorders such as autism, ADHD and dyspraxia. Assessment is 100% through coursework.

Fees and funding

UK students

Learn more at the postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

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+44 (0) 3330 141414