Special Educational Needs and Disability (BA (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 6 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14045 per year

All study options

About Special Educational Needs and Disability at University of Derby

Our distinctive degree paves the way to some of the most rewarding, inspiring and satisfying careers of all - working in special educational needs and disability support.

  • Education at Derby has been ranked in the Top 25 in the Guardian League Table 2021
  • Prepare for roles where you can make a genuine difference - from family liaison and inclusion support to teaching assistance and mentoring
  • Build an in-depth understanding of the theories, factors and contexts for special educational needs and disability (SEND)
  • Undertake work placements to develop your practical, professional and intellectual skills
  • Learn from experts in the fields of education, health, psychology and social work to gain real insights into professional life
  • Chart your future direction at a university with a strong track record for employability: 96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree
  • If you already have a Foundation degree then and wish to top it up to a full BA (Hons) then you can do so by applying directly to the university

This course prepares you for a broad range of roles where you can improve the life experiences of individuals with special learning needs. You'll build the skills and knowledge to support children and adults with diverse needs, such as specific learning difficulties, physical disabilities, behavioural problems and sensory impairments.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study3 - 6 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14045 per year

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each skills area)

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