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Education with Autism, Disability and Special Educational Needs BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Thrive in an inclusive and supportive environment.- Develop skills in communicating and engaging with diverse audiences.- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.- Debate current developments in education policies and practices.- Build your employability by gaining real-world experience.On this course, you'll study education in detail, and have the chance to specialise and gain a qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). while engaging in debates and improving your communication skills. This broad knowledge and experience will ensure you’re ready for wherever your career takes you.**How you learn**Our focus is to support you to develop personally and professionally, as you gain confidence in applying knowledge to real-world experiences.In an inclusive and supportive environment, you will explore current issues and challenge accepted ideas and practices, alongside expert academic staff.**You learn through**- engaging inclusively with peers- class debates- group tutorials- peer-review feedback- real-world projects- team working on placement- opportunities to study abroad- challenging your own thinking- lectures and visiting speakers- models of reflection- guided and independent studyAll assessment is coursework based.There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).**Applied learningWork placements**You undertake placements in different workplaces each year, such as schools, voluntary groups or other informal educational organisations. This enables you to explore a range of potential employment opportunities during the course and gives you substantial real-world experience to prepare for your future career.Our partnership team help you find the right placement for you. You will be in a placement setting two days per week that usually lasts up to 8 weeks during a semester on each year of the course.**Live projects**The course works with a number of educational organisations to set 'live projects' where students work collaboratively to share their knowledge with local communities. Recently our students have worked with Create Sheffield (Sheffield Cultural Education Partnership) and Sheffield Theatres Trust.**Networking opportunities**You will meet and work with a range of educational professionals and organisations, on placement and in the classroom. Our Careers and Employability team and your tutors will also introduce you to relevant research and professional networks.Developing attributes such as curiosity, independent-thinking and integrity, alongside skills such as reflection, evaluation and digital literacy opens doors to a wide range of post-degree possibilities.At each level of the course, you will be supported to reflect on the experience you are gaining and will develop action plans to scaffold your ongoing professional journey.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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14,415per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BCC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.


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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    124 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%



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