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Special Educational Needs & Inclusive Practice BA(Hons) top-up

Attendance UCAS code Year of entry
1 year full time (employment based) X361 2017

External applicants: please note that places for external applicants are limited on this course. If you studied your Foundation Degree at a college that is not within the Kingston University partnership, please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Why choose this course?

This one-year course is a route to a BA(Hons) in Special Educational Needs & Inclusive Practice for those who have a relevant foundation degree. This qualification will enable you to combine academic study with work-based learning. You will develop your critical thinking and understanding whilst exploring theory and practical subjects through a range of learning experiences. 

What you will study

This course covers the following areas:

  • removing barriers to participation, learning and play;
  • enabling inclusion within settings and the community;
  • research and theories of learning, development and assessment;
  • regulatory and legislative frameworks around good practice in areas of curriculum, pedagogy and the learning environment;
  • effective and smooth transition between places, people and phases of education;
  • ethics in interprofessional relationships and collaborative working; and
  • critical and reflective approaches to managing challenges and leading informed change in the field.

Please note: to obtain QTS you will need to complete a PGCE after successfuly completing this course.

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Modules

  • This module will introduce you to the complexities involved in removing barriers to effective transition to and between educational phases. It will explore:

    • theory and government initiatives that may impact on transition policy and procedures in the work place;
    • strategies for effective transition; and
    • the role of parental support in times of change.
     
  • In this module you explore effective and inclusive learning environments, both indoors and outdoors.

    It covers regulatory guidelines and risk assessment to ensure access to learning opportunities and the safety of all children.

     
  • This module is a core requirement for students taking the BA(Hons.) in Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice. It aims to introduce students to theory related to leadership and management as well as to working ethics  and dilemmas facing professionals that work in various positions in the context of special and inclusive education. Students are encouraged to reflect upon their knowledge and experience of effective practices and to identify an area for development.  Students are required to produce a plan outlining strategies to effect positive change in their setting identifying effective leadership skills.

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  • This module introduces students to a range of methodologies, which will enable them to design and manage the implementation of a small-scale enquiry, which is pertinent to their interest and work place. They will gain an understanding of the philosophies and practices of systematic enquiry in education-related fields and its application within the professional and pedagogic contexts.

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You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University on a not-for-credit basis as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

We aim to ensure that all courses and modules advertised are delivered. However in some cases courses and modules may not be offered. For more information about why, and when you can expect to be notified, read our Changes to Academic Provision.

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