UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course will develop a student's knowledge of key concepts and issues related to special and inclusive education, enhancing their understanding of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives. It will give students the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise evidence, theory and practice, and help them to apply conceptual and theoretical frameworks to professional policy and practice.

Course Modules

Core modules: concepts and contexts of special and inclusive education; research design and methodology. In addition students take one module from the following: autism: research and practice; inclusive pedagogy (changing practice through action research); language development; psychology for special needs; social, emotional and behavioural development in children with speech, language and communication needs; understanding SpLD (dyslexia).

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a lower 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants will also normally have some related professional experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,525  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,145  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
4 years
MA (Postgraduate)