Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to have a first degree, qualififed teacher status and 3 years relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This specialist MA is intended for teachers, lecturers, administrators and other professionals in special education who wish to advance their careers and enhance their knowledge.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For details refer to our course website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

The School of Education offers 50% fee scholarships to UK/EU and international students studying for a masters degree in the School. Find out more.

University scholarships available to UK /EU and International Students. Visit http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment66
Dissertation34 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0)113 343 4550