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Special Educational Needs

Duration: 3 years

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope.

The degree in Special Educational Needs provides an outstanding programme that includes insights from sociology, history, psychology and philosophy to inform understandings of special educational needs, disability and inclusion within educational settings.

Throughout the three years of study, you will critically examine the historical, socio-political and contemporary understandings that have led to the current system of special educational needs and inclusion both in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

Why choose this subject?

  • You will have the opportunity to examine the varied approaches to learning for those with special needs
  • You will have an engagement with the effects of special needs education on policy and practice in the UK
  • You will have the chance to act as an advocate for learners and their families.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope in our Special Educational Needs Subject Guides.

Special Educational Needs Subject Guide

 

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

  • Participation and inclusion in schools
  • Approaches to learning and teaching for those pupils with special educational needs
  • Current issues in special needs education
  • The history, sociology, psychology and philosophy of special education.

You may also be interested in...

Disability Studies in Education

Childhood & Youth

Early Childhood

Education

Primary Education with QTS

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - BBB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BBC or above
  • Two A Levels with grades AB and one AS Level grade A
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff

Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points

 

2018 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2018 entry will be between 136 - 104 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements. 

A level

BTEC

Tariff

Mix of Level 3 qualifications

Access

Irish Leaving Certificate

ABB

DDD

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points from 45 Level 3 units

128 points from Highers

BBB

DDM

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points from 45 Level 3 units

120 points from Highers

BBC

DMM

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points from 45 Level 3 units

112 points from Highers

If you have any questions about your qualification, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

 

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Special Educational Needs is a combined honours subject. It can be studied with the following subjects. All course combinations result in a BA Hons degree.

Special Educational Needs and Biology UCAS code XC11
Special Educational Needs and Business Management UCAS code NX21
Special Educational Needs and Christian Theology UCAS code VX64
Special Educational Needs and Drama *2018 entry* UCAS code WX41
Special Educational Needs and Drama & Theatre Studies *2017 entry* UCAS code WX41
Special Educational Needs and Early Childhood UCAS code XX13
Special Educational Needs and Education UCAS code XX31
Special Educational Needs and English Language UCAS code LQ5H
Special Educational Needs and Information Technology UCAS code GX51
Special Educational Needs and International Relations UCAS code XL12
Special Educational Needs and Mathematics UCAS code GX13
Special Educational Needs and Media & Communication UCAS code LP5H
Special Educational Needs and Music UCAS code LW5H
Special Educational Needs and Nutrition UCAS code XB14
Special Educational Needs and Philosophy & Ethics UCAS code XV15
Special Educational Needs and Politics UCAS code LX23
Special Educational Needs and Psychology UCAS code XC18
Special Educational Needs and Social Policy UCAS code XL14
Special Educational Needs and Sociology UCAS code LX32
Special Educational Needs and Sport & Physical Education UCAS code CX61
Special Educational Needs and Tourism

UCAS code NX81

 

 

Employability

Graduates of this course have the opportunity to pursue a range of professional qualifications in the field of Education both within schools and in other settings. Many students choose to progress to a PGCE course at Liverpool Hope to train as a teacher, or continue their studies through a number of Masters available at the University, including an MA Disability Studies. 

The course can also lead to work as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), an Inclusion Support Co-ordinator, Behaviour Support Worker or Learning Mentor. In addition, this course offers opportunities for employment in areas such as disability inclusion and as a disability support worker.

Study in Special Educational Needs is also highly relevant to those who wish to work in community or charitable organisations.

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope.

The degree in Special Educational Needs provides an outstanding programme that includes insights from sociology, history, psychology and philosophy to inform understandings of special educational needs, disability and inclusion within educational settings.

Throughout the three years of study, you will critically examine the historical, socio-political and contemporary understandings that have led to the current system of special educational needs and inclusion both in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

Why choose this subject?

  • You will have the opportunity to examine the varied approaches to learning for those with special needs
  • You will have an engagement with the effects of special needs education on policy and practice in the UK
  • You will have the chance to act as an advocate for learners and their families.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope in our Special Educational Needs Subject Guides.

Special Educational Needs Subject Guide

 

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

  • Participation and inclusion in schools
  • Approaches to learning and teaching for those pupils with special educational needs
  • Current issues in special needs education
  • The history, sociology, psychology and philosophy of special education.

You may also be interested in...

Disability Studies in Education

Childhood & Youth

Early Childhood

Education

Primary Education with QTS

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - BBB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BBC or above
  • Two A Levels with grades AB and one AS Level grade A
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff

Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points

 

2018 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2018 entry will be between 136 - 104 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements. 

A level

BTEC

Tariff

Mix of Level 3 qualifications

Access

Irish Leaving Certificate

ABB

DDD

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points from 45 Level 3 units

128 points from Highers

BBB

DDM

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points from 45 Level 3 units

120 points from Highers

BBC

DMM

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points from 45 Level 3 units

112 points from Highers

If you have any questions about your qualification, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

 

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Employability

Graduates of this course have the opportunity to pursue a range of professional qualifications in the field of Education both within schools and in other settings. Many students choose to progress to a PGCE course at Liverpool Hope to train as a teacher, or continue their studies through a number of Masters available at the University, including an MA Disability Studies. 

The course can also lead to work as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), an Inclusion Support Co-ordinator, Behaviour Support Worker or Learning Mentor. In addition, this course offers opportunities for employment in areas such as disability inclusion and as a disability support worker.

Study in Special Educational Needs is also highly relevant to those who wish to work in community or charitable organisations.

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

+44 (0) 151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Disability and Education

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