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.
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.
Module structure you may study on this degree:
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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.
As a graduate of this course you will be able to:
. 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.
Full Time Route:
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.
Degrees which include foundation year will be charged at the lower foundation rate for the first year. Subsequent years will be charged at the University Standard Degree rate.
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.