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PGDip Education (Dyscalculia)

Edge Hill University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Edge Hill University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    FEB-22, FEB-23

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This programme, which is suitable for graduates working in educational settings, will provide you with an understanding of the critical debates and issues surrounding dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties. You will develop the ability to screen and plan a programme of intervention for learners with dyscalculia, engage in the screening and assessment of learners, investigate educational testing and psychometrics, and appraise contemporary teaching and learning strategies. You will also gain an appreciation of the wider social and emotional aspects of dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties. The programme incorporates a combination of critical thinking, evaluation and practical action to ensure you develop as a reflective education professional, equipped to make robust and evidence-informed decisions, as well as the expertise to demonstrate highly effective practice and support for learners with dyscalculia. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA Dyscalculia).

What are my career prospects?

The programme will equip you with the professional attributes, skills, knowledge, attitudes and confidence required to understand the needs of individuals with dyscalculia, as well as provide highly effective specialist support and assessment within education environments.

You will graduate eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA Dyscalculia), the UK membership association which is working to achieve a dyslexia-friendly society. This will ensure that you are recognised as a specialist teacher and assessor of dyscalculia and open up a number of progression routes into senior and specialist positions which support learners with dyscalculia in educational contexts.

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University information

Edge Hill University

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 62%

    26th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    21st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    46th

    3

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