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Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion with Foundation Year

BA (Hons) Full-time 4 years

The BSc (Hons) Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies (with Foundation Year) is designed to help you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in your studies with the University of Wolverhampton at degree level and beyond.

The BSc (Hons) Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies (with Foundation Year) is designed to help you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in your studies with the University of Wolverhampton at degree level and beyond.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code X365
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020, 20 September 2021
  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Study Mode Full-time
  • Course Length Full-time (4 years)
  • Campus Location University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus
  • School Institute of Education

Why choose this course?

The BSc (Hons) Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies (with Foundation Year) is designed to help you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in your studies with the University of Wolverhampton at degree level and beyond. During your Foundation Year you will develop skills appropriate to University study such as finding and using information, working collaboratively with others, challenging and debating ideas and expressing yourself with greater confidence.

The Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies (SENDIS) degree will develop the skills and knowledge required for a range of careers working with children, their families and the services that support them, in both education and social contexts.

Students will be able to identify and understand the challenges faced when trying to adopt an inclusive approach to all aspects of life, and how they can meet and address these challenges in a positive way as members of a diverse global society.

Students will have opportunities to consider a range of issues and perspectives surrounding working with disabled people. You will study current policies, procedures and practice assisting them to influence inclusive strategies. Modules will be delivered using a range of interactive teaching strategies, in order to develop digital literacies and professional skills and attributes. 

PART-TIME STUDY

We offer our courses, BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs, Disability, Inclusion Studies PART-TIME that includes day time sessions. However if you would like to study more flexibly, for example of an evening, we offer part time Foundation Degree Supporting Children in Primary Education at our college partners. After completing your part time Foundation degree you can then top up to a final year of a part- time BA degree course to gain your full honours degree.

What happens on the course?

Please note the duration of this course will be taught at Wolverhampton City Campus, including your foundation year.

Modules studies on this course are listed below:

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Students completing the course are awarded a BA(Hons) in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies.

Graduates have a range of career opportunities including teacher training, social work, mentoring and advocacy posts, inclusion managers and positions within support groups and charities.

Alumni have gone onto lecturing posts, researcher roles and local authority positions relating to inclusion with many graduates completing PGCE. Others have completed MAs in a range of areas including social work and special needs.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

 

  • We're proud to confirm our £300 travel fund helping eligible new UK full-time undergraduate entrants* with the costs of travel continues for students starting in 2019/20 and 2020/21! For further information please click here. 

 

  • This is a unique course which offers both academic rigour and professional relevance.

  • This course involves work placements at every level of study.

  • Student support is a priority for our team and you will be supported from day one by personal and module tutors.

  • You will experience a strong and constantly developing approach to learning and teaching with varied and challenging assessment methods. These include peer mentoring and problem-solving approaches.

  • The Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inslusion Studies team are engaged in international consultancy work and the delivery of international training programmes (Myanmar, Thailand)

  • State of the art Education and Teaching Building with teaching rooms fitted with interactive whiteboards, three lecture theatres, science classrooms, as well as social learning areas and a coffee shop.

As a graduate of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the underlying values and principles relevant to the ideologies of inclusion, and a developing personal stance which draws on your knowledge and understanding, including the diversity of learners and the complexities of the inclusion process.
  • Evaluate the societal and organisational structures and purposes of social systems, and the possible implications for all involved.
  • Analyse inclusion concepts, theories and issues in a systematic way, identify and reflect on potential connections and discontinuities between aspects of subject knowledge and their application in social policies and contexts.
  • Process and synthesise a range of relevant empirical and theoretical data to present and justify your chosen position.
  • Reflect critically on your own value system and relate this to the construction of disability and social diversity.
  • .      Demonstrate the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment requiring:

    a.     The exercise of initiative and personal responsibility.

    b.     Decision making in complex and unpredictable contexts.

                      c.      Ongoing skills including IT.

 

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £3050 per year# 2020-21
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2021-22
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £12950 per year 2021-22
International Part-time £6125 per year# 2020-21

Additional Course Costs

Mandatory Costs

  • DBS required at a minimum cost of £50

Further information on these additional costs will be provided prior to the start of your studies

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

Applicants must hold:

  • GCSE English at grade 4+ (previously grade C) or equivalent (Key Skills Level 2 English or Functional Skills Level 2 English).

Please note we do NOT accept GCSE Short Courses.

You must provide a satisfactory personal statement detailing your motivation for studying this course. See our Personal Statement Guidance for further information.

If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

Applicants must be 18 years old or above at the start of the course.

 

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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