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Special Educational Needs degrees in the UK in 2024

Special Educational Needs and Disability BA (Hons)

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Special Needs and Inclusive Education BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom

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Education, Special Needs and Disability BA (Hons)

University of Chichester United Kingdom

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Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies BA (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John) United Kingdom

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Special Educational Needs, Disability & Inclusion BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom

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Education Studies with Special Educational Needs and Disability BA (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire (UH) United Kingdom

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Special Educational Needs, Disabilities & Inclusion BA

University of Worcester United Kingdom

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Special Educational Needs & Inclusive Practice BA (Hons) top-up

Kingston University London United Kingdom

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Special Educational Needs Degrees in the UK

Study Special Educational Needs Degrees

Special Educational Needs (SEN) as an academic field focuses on the study of inclusive education and providing support to individuals with diverse learning needs. It involves understanding the various learning challenges faced by students, such as learning disabilities, developmental disorders, behavioural difficulties, and sensory impairments. SEN professionals work to create inclusive and supportive learning environments that cater to the individual needs of students, helping them achieve their full potential.

Special Educational Needs professionals play a crucial role in promoting inclusive education and ensuring that all students have access to quality learning experiences. As awareness of the importance of inclusive education grows, the demand for professionals with expertise in SEN will continue to increase, making it a rewarding and impactful career path for individuals passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of students with diverse learning needs.

Graduates of a degree in Special Educational Needs will have a wide range of career options available to them. These may include roles as special education teacher, learning support assistant, SEN coordinator, behaviour therapist, and educational psychologist.

Your degree program will be delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, and practical teaching experiences. Depending on your course, you may have the opportunity to undertake placements in special education settings to gain hands-on experience. Modules you will study could include:

  • Introduction to Special Educational Needs
  • Inclusive Teaching Strategies
  • Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Behavior Management in Special Education
  • Assessment and Individualised Education Plans

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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