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Education - Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) MA

London South Bank University

Masters Degree , Education Studies

Course Description

Our course is designed for people with an interest in autism and critical disability studies and for practitioners across the age range into post compulsory education. Based on the principles on 'nothing about us without us', content is informed by the experiences of people who identify personally with autism and/or SEND. You'll be prepared for a wide variety of settings, from early years of education through to college or university.  Disabled people are actively encouraged to apply and will receive appropriate support.

Our course is designed for people with an interest in autism and critical disability studies and for practitioners across the age range into post compulsory education. Based on the principles on 'nothing about us without us', content is informed by the experiences of people who identify personally with autism and/or SEND. You'll be prepared for a wide variety of settings,...

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Course Content

All modules are assessed by a mix of assignments, presentations, research projects and portfolio development.

Year 1

  • Part 1 SENCO National Award
  • Part 2 SENCO National Award

Year 2

One of the below optional modules:

  • Autism individuality and identity
  • Teaching and learning: The needs of learners with special needs, autism and disability  

Compulsory modules:

  • Research methods
  • Dissertation

All modules are assessed by a mix of assignments, presentations, research projects and portfolio development. Year 1 Part 1 SENCO National Award Part 2 SENCO National Award Year 2 One of the below optional modules: Autism individuality and identity Teaching and...

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Entry Requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent. Please discuss your qualifications with the admissions tutor if you are unsure.

An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent. Please discuss your qualifications with the admissions tutor if you are unsure.