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Habilitation and Disabilities of Sight (Children and Young People) Grad Dip

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The Graduate Diploma in Habilitation and Disabilities of Sight (Children and Young People) trains students to become Qualified Habilitation Specialists. They will learn how to support, plan, carry out, supervise and evaluate the habilitation skills of children and young people (aged 0-25 years) with vision impairment(s) in home, public and educational settings. The programme provides students with the opportunity to benefit from our links with Habilitation VI UK (formerly MISE UK), obtaining a qualification that matches the quality standards-based registration requirements for habilitation practitioners in the UK. Students work with eminent practitioners in the field of visual impairment, gaining experience of working in a variety of habilitation settings and environments.

Careers

Graduates of this programme are currently working as Habilitation Specialists and Habilitation Assistants in local authorities for sensory services, consortia or sensory impairment services for national and local visual and sensory impairment-related charities.

Employability

Graduates of this programme work across agencies such as local authorities, schools, and charities to support and develop the habilitation (mobility, orientation and independence) of children and young people who are blind or partially sighted.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,300per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

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