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Special Educational Needs and Disability MA

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Wheeler

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our MA in Special Educational Needs and Disability will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to become an advanced practitioner and leader of SEN in your setting.

Course overview

The MA in Special Educational Needs and Disability is a postgraduate course designed in response to a changing agenda for special education. Modules within it are varied and allow you to build a SEN programme to better match your needs.

Teaching methods

Teaching approaches are designed to engage you as a self-directed learner, and include lectures, group work, discussion, independent research, personal contextualised reflection, tutorials, and use of the University's Moodle virtual learning environment.

Assessment

Assessment tasks include essays, a small-scale practitioner enquiry, an analytical case study, a dissertation, and a professional portfolio with a critical commentary.

Job prospects

Previous graduates have been promoted within their institutions or gone on to work in others. Some have left to work independently and others to work in advisory capacities within the LEAs and other educational institutions. You wll also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 58%

    40th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    2

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