Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs (BA Hons)

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Clearing 2020 is open

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Full-Time or Part-Time


3 Years (Full-Time)
4 Years (Placement)
4 Years (Integrated Foundation Stage)


Francis Close Hall, Cheltenham

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Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs (BA Hons)

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While working towards a Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs (BA Hons), we aim to help you develop a broad understanding and awareness of issues, concepts, ideas and theories relating to Education in its broadest sense. We will work with you to identify your own interests in the field of inclusion and special education and support you in working towards your own personal career goals.

The course will explore issues relating to inclusion and special educational needs including specific profiles such as ASD, Attachment, ADHD, Mental Health and Dyslexia. Alongside this, you will be encouraged to develop your own personal values and philosophies and debate the opportunities and challenges for inclusion.

You will be encouraged to make links between theory and practice both within the taught content and assignments, and whilst on placement.

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Study style

Lectures are designed to be interactive with considerable use of discussion, which is often built upon group tasks, case studies and scenarios. You will be encouraged to develop your own perspective on inclusion and special educational needs and broader educational issues linked to social justice and sustainability. There is a strong psychology thread running throughout the programme where we look for theories and ideas that can help us understand and work with others. You will be offered the option to engage in work placements in your second and third year and take part in an optional placement year after year 2.

Course modules

You'll study a variety of modules from 'Creating Inclusive Environments' to 'Learning Outside the Classroom'.

Take a look at the course content for full details of all the modules you'll study on this course.

Entry requirements

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We may be able to offer you a place on this course, even if you don't meet the entry requirements specified in the box below. Call us on 03330 432414 to find out more and discuss your options.

Tariff information for 2020 entry

104 tariff points

Not enough tariff points? This course is available with an integrated foundation stage to help you prepare.

Typical offers

BCC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.

International Students: Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country.

Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. Please contact our admissions team if you have a question.

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UCAS codes

UCAS codes available for this subject
BA (Hons) - 3 years full-timeX360
BA (Hons) - 4 years placementX361
BA (Hons) - 4 years integrated foundation stageX362


  • Special Educational Needs Teacher
  • Special Educational Needs Advisor
  • Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo)
  • Community education officer
  • Education consultant
  • Learning mentor
  • Educational Psychologist

Industry links

You will have the opportunity to visit and work in a range of educational settings. We have a variety of links with local education providers including Special Schools, Children’s Centre’s and other specialist provision. You will have the opportunity to undertake placements in Special Schools, Assessment Centres, Further Education Colleges, EAL/EFL/ESOL contexts, Youth Centres and Pastoral support.

Student teacher on placement

Placement options

A variety of placement opportunities with the opportunity to enhance your CV, explore the variety of employment options within the field of Special Educational Needs and gain relevant and practical first hand experience.

Education lecturer, Tristan Middleton

Taught by experts

Lecturers who are specialists within the field of Inclusion and SEN, and have a range of practice-based experience.

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Choose modules from courses beyond education

Opportunity to pursue your particular specialist interests in the 2nd and 3rd years of your degree through choosing modules from courses outside of Education such as Psychology, Early Childhood Studies, English, Sociology, Social Work and more.

School of Education and Humanities

Our School of Education and Humanities will help you graduate as a well-rounded, innovative and passionate individual. You will work with experienced practitioners, engage with active researchers and be inspired by published authors.

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