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BA (Hons) Special Educational Need, Disabilities & Inclusion

University of Worcester
3 years
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Bachelor's degree
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	BA (Hons) Special Educational Need, Disabilities & Inclusion

Program description

BA (Hons) Special Educational Need, Disabilities & Inclusion

Our Special Educational Needs, Disabilities, and Inclusion (SENDI) degree will prepare you for a rewarding career across services that support children, young people and families. The course will enable you to pursue roles in a variety of sectors, including Education, Health, and Social Care.

This SENDI course provides academic study and experience for those who seek to understand the importance of meeting the needs of children, young people, and families through an inclusive approach to education. This course enables students to undertake research in the field of inclusive education, to learn to think critically about policy and practice in special educational needs and to be advocates for equality and disabilities.

Our modules are predominately course subject-specific, teaching you relevant historical, political, psychological, and social aspects of Inclusive provision. You will have opportunities to make links with current practice including site visits and guest speakers.

Speak virtually at a live event on March 18th-20th!

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Admission requirements

A minimum of 88 UCAS tariff points (for example, CCC at A Level)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Introduction to SEND and Inclusion: History and Legislation
  • Specific Learning Difficulties: overcoming barriers
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Exploring Mental Health in Childhood and Adolescence


  • Foundations in Education
  • Adapted Physical Activity, Sports and Disability
  • Optional Language Modules

Year 2

  • Researching Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inclusive Practice
  • Global Perspectives and SEND
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Condition
  • From Exclusion to Inclusion


  • Work Experience
  • Equality and Diversity in Lifelong Learning Sector
  • Mentoring and Coaching in Education
  • Crossing Borders: Working Internationally and Collaboratively to Explore Personal Responses to Educational Practice
  • Sport and Disability
  • Teaching SEND PE

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Professional Roles and Contexts in SEND and Inclusion
  • Identity, Inclusion and Social Justice
  • Assistive Technologies in Practice


  • Policy-Making in Education
  • Work Experience
  • Critical Perspectives on 'Special Educational Needs'
  • Extension Module
  • Concepts of Social, Emotional and Mental Health in Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and Inclusion
  • Advanced Sport & Disability

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

You are taught through a combination of lectures, seminar, tutorials, guided study of current documentation including legal and policy frameworks, as well as input from visiting speakers.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year.
  • International students: £13,100 per year.

Continuing studies

Our SENDI degree provides an excellent route into many careers or further study.

You may wish to progress on to a PGCE course (to become a qualified primary teacher or to teach at FE).

Career opportunities

Other career options include:

  • Specialist learning support assistant
  • Community support worker
  • Youth worker
  • Local Authority SEND caseworker

With further study at the postgraduate level roles include:

  • Special needs teacher
  • Special Educational Needs coordinator
  • Social worker
  • Health professional

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University of Worcester

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University of Worcester

University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ Worcester
United Kingdom

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