This course is suitable for those who wish to gain knowledge and a practical understanding of the theories, complex factors and contexts in special educational needs and disability (SEND). A course for those wishing to gain work experience in this specific area of education, health or social care sector and develop knowledge as well as practical and professional skills.
Applicants must be working in the sector for a minimum for 12 paid hours a week, have achieved GCSE maths and English at Grade C (4/5) or above, and A Levels (or other Level 3 qualifications).
This course is designed to develop the capacity to evaluate, analyse and critically engage in the field of SEND, using a range of learning, teaching and assessment activities. Based in the state of the art LLDD Centre of Excellence at Southgate Campus there is a high degree of work based learning employed and using a blended learning approach where students engage in e-learning opportunities as well as independent self-directed study. As a partner student you will be granted access to the University's online learning environment 'University of Derby Online (UDo)'. From within UDo you will be able to access the University's Library (including an extensive range of eBooks, eJournals, audio and video resources), course resources related to your programme and your grades.
There are no exams, assessment is through a range of reflective tasks, essays, creative presentations, portfolios, reports and on your practice placement.
FdA Special Educational Needs and Disability.
Please complete an application form and return to the College - either online, by post or in person at one of our campuses.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment.
To be advised at interview.
The course is run over 2 years. The price shown is the current price per year. An HE Loan is currently available on this course.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.