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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 1 year | 01-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Literacy / Special Needs Teaching

Course type


Course Summary


Our taught Master's in Special Needs and Inclusion will help you gain the necessary understanding, from a theoretical point of view, to become a more effective practitioner in the whole-of-life, special needs sector. The course is delivered through a selection of focussed taught modules alongside essays, reports, case studies and finally, a dissertation on your particular area of interest. Teaching is delivered by a passionate team who are personally invested in the subject, and supported by a strong postgraduate community of peers.

The MA Special Needs and Inclusion is a distinct course designed for international and UK students. This course meets the growing need for professionals to have the skills and theoretical understanding necessary to work in different fields and across the life span.

Your future career

After the successful completion of the course, you may wish to continue onto a doctorate in this area.

Past students have gone into career areas such as SENCO/Inclusion Management, outdoor learning, health, social care, criminal justice, voluntary sector, and businesses providing specialist special educational needs services.


Critical Issues  - Core
Research Methods  - Core
Perspectives on Special Needs and Inclusion - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) is a modern, multi-campus institution, with a reputation for delivering high quality education and professional training. The university has campuses and education centres based in Canterbury, Medway and Tunbridge Wells. CCCU is one of only a handful of UK universities to be located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and supports a learning community of around 15,000 students, of...more