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Educational Assistive Technology MSc

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Assistive Technology (AT) supports students with a broad range of learning difficulties, physical disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These range from high incidence, lower impact disabilities (for example, dyslexia, dyspraxia) through to low incidence, higher impact disabilities (for example, cerebral palsy, autism).

This course has been developed to address a global need for the professionalisation of the ‘Assistive Technologist’ role within all levels of education provision.

You will qualify as an Educational Assistive Technologist (EduAT). You will learn about:

  • the role tasks and responsibilities of the Educational Assistive Technologist
  • Assistive Technology (AT) solutions
  • assessment for AT
  • AT in educational programmes
  • specialist and mainstream AT solutions
  • AT partner relationships
  • models of disability
  • therapeutic considerations of disability and the learning environment
  • teaching practice

This course is primarily for teachers, therapists and technologists who are seeking to develop and enhance their ability to support learners who require AT. It will equip you with the skills, knowledge and working methodology needed to practise as an educational assistive technologist.

We have an international reputation for accessibility and the development of digital assistive technology. You will interact with expert users of AT within our unique User Centre. We also have links with learning environments across the UK and will help you to find suitable situations for practical work.

Careers:

As an Educational Assistive Technologist, you will have career opportunities in:

  • independent specialist colleges
  • special schools
  • general further education colleges
  • higher education organisations
  • third sector organisations
  • social care organisations

This course will enhance your career prospects as:

  • a qualified teacher, teaching assistant or therapist working with disabled learners in school and tertiary education.
  • a social care professional supporting the life-long learning opportunities of disabled adults.
  • a technologist, working in an educational environment as an Educational Assistive Technologist.

Application deadline

01 September 2021, 17 December 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 22,950per year

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

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

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