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Special Educational Needs, Disability & Inclusion BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Headingley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Gain an understanding of the challenges, complexities and rewards of inclusive practice in education. This innovative degree will help you develop your identity as an emerging practitioner, working with children and young people across the 3-18-year age range within mainstream and specialist settings.You will examine how children learn from a psychological perspective and identify ways in which you can support their needs through building examples of best teaching practice, overcome barriers to participation, and creating inclusive and enabling environments. You will explore what it means to celebrate diversity, considering the role of language and culture, how to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), and investigate the importance of whole school approaches when working with displaced children who have experienced trauma. Through this study, you will begin to develop ideas to promote inclusion for all learners.Working with different stakeholders in educational settings, you will gain an understanding of the policy and practice behind their collaboration. This work, taking place between families, education, health, and care services, supports children and ensures young people have their voices heard and their needs met. Through this, you will also explore key issues in safeguarding to understand best practice.You will also demonstrate knowledge of a range of social, economic, political and cultural issues that have shaped the education system over time and have ultimately impacted children’s life chances. Investigating associated research and practices from around the world, you will identify global perspectives on current issues, such as mental health and wellbeing, and you will document your findings in the form of a literature review for your dissertation.You will undertake a unique research experience drawing on the creative arts to investigate and present an investigative journey that explores how to engage and empower specific learners.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104

A minimum of 64 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies


University information

Leeds Beckett University

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  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett University is a global university, with an alumni community based in 153 countries around the world.
Degrees available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore. In-country staff provide application support and advice.
International students are eligible for scholarships of up to £5,000.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    110 55%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%



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