MA Special Educational Needs (SEN)

If you are a teacher from primary, secondary or special school; a lecturer from a further education or higher education setting; social worker; police officer; working with young offenders or other caring professions then the MA SEN course will be highly beneficial.

On the Masters you will enhance your knowledge of a number of key issues related to Special Educational Needs and will develop your professional awareness of this area. At Newport, you will experience a course that caters for both academic and practitioner-driven interest in special educational needs.

There is a wide range of specialist modules to choose from, providing the opportunity to have a postgraduate course specifically tailored to meet your individual professional needs. The MA Special Educational Needs is also compatible with the TTA SENCo Standards and has been designed to provide continuous professional, academic and personal development.

What you will study

You will study the specialist core module, Understanding Learning Difficulties/Disabilities. On completing this module, you will be expected to make a decision to specialise in a particular subject area. You will select two optional modules from the MA...

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Work and Study Placements

Those who undertake the two SpLD modules, with a view to gaining accreditation from the BDA will undertake a specialist teaching practice. For other students, there may be opportunities for linking with specialist settings o... Read More

Entry Requirements

A good first degree is preferred but experience is greatly valued. Full-time and part-time students choosing modules which have a placement component as part of the assessment process will need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student).

Full-time students wishing to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the Internship Scheme will also need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student).

  • If English is not your first language you should be able to demonstrate a level of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (minimum score of 5.5 in each band)

Tuition Fees

UK and EU

To find the fee for this course, please visit our money website.

International

To find international fees, visit our international website.

Dates

  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2014
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2014
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
        • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2015