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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

The programme supports you in developing your knowledge and understanding of issues and practice through enquiry and research. The programme provides a range of module choices, but you are encouraged to bring your own ideas and focus on your own particular professional interests. This award is gained through taking a SEND and inclusion focus for 50% of the study, including the Dissertation. Applicants must have substantial experience of practice in educational settings, or must have an education qualification and some experience of working with learners with SEND.

Why choose this course?

The MA SEND and Inclusion award is designed for professionals who wish to explore issues relating to SEND and inclusion in education policy and practice, in order to achieve better outcomes for learners in a range of educational settings. This award enables students to examine research into aspects of SEND and inclusion, and to use this to critically analyse issues of policy, practice and provision. Through this programme you will: Develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of issues relating to education practice through critical reflection, analysis and enquiry Develop your ability to critically analyse educational theory and how it links to practice Become a member of a supportive learning community and learn from professionals from a range of educational settings Become a successful practitioner researcher

What will I study?

Taught sessions are built around discussion, discovery, shared learning and peer review with tutor support and expertise immediately at hand. All modules are constructed so that the focus of the work should be upon your individual interests and professional requirements. For each 30 credit module, attendance at between 7/8 twilight sessions per module A significant amount of private study and reading Independent research An assignment of 4,500 words or equivalent for 30 credit modules A final 60 credit module over a year with a 12,000 word assignment Full access to the University’s Learning Resource Centre (LRC) and virtual learning environment

Careers

This award equips students with knowledge, understanding and skills which can support the development of their careers in working with learners with SEND. Completion of the programme also provides opportunities to undertake further research or doctoral study in the field.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 57%

    61st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    12

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