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Teaching Pupils with Dyslexia within an Education and Training Setting Postgraduate Certificate

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Newcastle Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Pupils with Dyslexia will provide you with the specialist skills and knowledge required to enhance the learning of pupils with dyslexia in a school context.

This one-year course will allow you to understand the challenges faced by pupils in the classroom, through the application of practical and theoretical knowledge.

This course has been designed to meet both the individual and organisational needs of school teachers working at all stages of compulsory education.

On graduation you possess the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively teach pupils who suffer from dyslexia. In addition you will have a strong foundation that will allow you to progress your learning to Masters level, should you wish to enhance your qualification.


On graduation, you will possess a range of specialist and transferable skills to equip you for employment, enterprise or further study in this area or a related field.

This course has been designed for qualified teachers who are working with pupils with literacy difficulties, in addition to those with an interest in dyslexia, SENCOs or those working within SEN departments, advisory teachers within local authority support services and those involved with assessments and exam arrangements.

There is significant evidence that completion of this course can enhance employment and support graduates in their career development as leaders and managers within their organisation.

You will gain a global perspective on a variety of issues, supporting your development as a culturally and ethically aware graduate who is able to contribute constructively and positively in a variety of contexts.

Upon successful completion, you will also have the option to transfer to the Postgraduate Diploma or MA in Education to further enhance your qualifications and knowledge.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 5,333per year

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

University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    151 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%



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