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Special Educational Needs

Duration: 3 years

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope.

The degree in Special Educational Needs provides an outstanding programme that includes insights from sociology, history, psychology and philosophy to inform understandings of special educational needs, disability and inclusion within educational settings.

Throughout the three years of study, you will critically examine the historical, socio-political and contemporary understandings that have led to the current system of special educational needs and inclusion both in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

Why choose this subject?

  • You will have the opportunity to examine the varied approaches to learning for those with special needs
  • You will have an engagement with the effects of special needs education on policy and practice in the UK
  • You will have the chance to act as an advocate for learners and their families.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope in our Special Educational Needs Subject Guides.

Special Educational Needs Subject Guide 2016

Special Educational Needs Subject Guide 2017

 

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

  • Participation and inclusion in schools
  • Approaches to learning and teaching for those pupils with special educational needs
  • Current issues in special needs education
  • The history, sociology, psychology and philosophy of special education.

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Disability Studies in Education

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Education

Primary Education with QTS

Entry Requirements

2016 Entry Requirements

For further information please contact the Clearing hotline on 0151 291 3899.

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - BBB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BBC or above
  • Two A Levels with grades AB and one AS Level grade A
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Employability

Graduates of this course have the opportunity to pursue a range of professional qualifications in the field of Education both within schools and in other settings. Many students choose to progress to a PGCE course at Liverpool Hope to train as a teacher, or continue their studies through a Masters in Education at the University.

The course can also lead to work as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), an Inclusion Support Co-ordinator, Behaviour Support Worker or Learning Mentor. In addition, this course offers opportunities for employment in areas such as disability inclusion and as a disability support worker.

Study in Special Educational Needs is also highly relevant to those who wish to work in community or charitable organisations.

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope.

The degree in Special Educational Needs provides an outstanding programme that includes insights from sociology, history, psychology and philosophy to inform understandings of special educational needs, disability and inclusion within educational settings.

Throughout the three years of study, you will critically examine the historical, socio-political and contemporary understandings that have led to the current system of special educational needs and inclusion both in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

Why choose this subject?

  • You will have the opportunity to examine the varied approaches to learning for those with special needs
  • You will have an engagement with the effects of special needs education on policy and practice in the UK
  • You will have the chance to act as an advocate for learners and their families.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope in our Special Educational Needs Subject Guides.

Special Educational Needs Subject Guide 2016

Special Educational Needs Subject Guide 2017

 

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

  • Participation and inclusion in schools
  • Approaches to learning and teaching for those pupils with special educational needs
  • Current issues in special needs education
  • The history, sociology, psychology and philosophy of special education.

You may also be interested in...

Disability Studies in Education

Childhood & Youth

Early Childhood

Education

Primary Education with QTS

Entry Requirements

2016 Entry Requirements

For further information please contact the Clearing hotline on 0151 291 3899.

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - BBB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BBC or above
  • Two A Levels with grades AB and one AS Level grade A
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Employability

Graduates of this course have the opportunity to pursue a range of professional qualifications in the field of Education both within schools and in other settings. Many students choose to progress to a PGCE course at Liverpool Hope to train as a teacher, or continue their studies through a Masters in Education at the University.

The course can also lead to work as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), an Inclusion Support Co-ordinator, Behaviour Support Worker or Learning Mentor. In addition, this course offers opportunities for employment in areas such as disability inclusion and as a disability support worker.

Study in Special Educational Needs is also highly relevant to those who wish to work in community or charitable organisations.

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

+44 (0) 151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Disability and Education

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