- Academic, Personal and Professional Development*
- Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies*
- Introduction to Sociology*
- Introduction to Social Policy*
- Introduction to Psychology*
- Special Education: Concepts & Contexts*
- Comparative & International Perspectives of SEN & Disability*
- Disability Policy and Practice*
- Developing Inclusive Education*
- Mixed Methods in Research*
- Inter-professional Practice: Safeguarding*
- Critical Issues in Disability & Care*
- Professional Contexts: The Role of Practitioners*
- Understanding & Managing Specific Learning Difficulties*
- Mental Health, Lifelong Conditions and Young People*
- The Body, Health and Illness
- New Perspectives on Disability Sport and Outdoor Adventure
- Community Psychology
This course will be of interest to students wishing to pursue a career in a wide range of local, national and international organizations in careers such as, Education, Advocacy, Mentoring, Family Support, Charity and Disability Organisations, Hospital Support Work, Community Education, Integrated Services, Health and Social Care, Pastoral Support and Student Services Support Work in Schools, Further and Higher Education.
The programme also prepares students for a route into teaching via PGCE and Schools Direct in mainstream and/or special schools and other educational settings. The programme places students in a excellent position to apply for postgraduate training in fields such as education, social work, social policy, teaching, health, social care and youth and community.
The course is led by Dr Hazel Bending who is supported by a team of Special Educational Needs and Disability experts including Mel Feek whose research interests are social inequality and disability, Dr Paul Sutton, Sue Wayman, Sally Eales, Dr Sean Macblain, Janette Gourd and Dr Julie Evans. From start to finish, you’ll have all the support and encouragement you need to complete this course with confidence.