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Dyscalculia Research and Practice MA

Dyscalculia Research and Practice MA

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

People With Learning Difficulties: Social Work Learning Difficulties: Skills / Facilities

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course consolidates the nationally recognised AMBDA (Maths/Dyscalculia) and ATS qualifications and builds practitioners’ professional practice and research skills.

Course overview

This course consolidates the nationally recognised AMBDA (Maths/Dyscalculia) and ATS qualifications and builds practitioners’ professional practice and research skills. The course has also been designed to allow those who wish to upgrade their current AMBDA or Practising Certificate to include the maths element of assessment to attain this in one year.

Assessment

Assessment is through case studies, essays, and a portfolio related to your practice.

Careers and Employability

Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Modules

This module covers the following topics: 1. Theory and practice of psychometric assessment for the learner with dyslexia; 2. Relationship of theory to the psychometric assessment of cognitive abilities and difficulties of learners with dyslexia; 3. The evaluation of current professional guidelines that support structured psychometric reporting; 4 .The psychometric assessment of literacy skills of learners with dyslexia with regard to developing a teaching programme and/or making requisite recommendations, including study skills and/or numeracy where appropriate.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

2022/23 Home fee per 20 credit module is £765. Where a taught programme is studied part-time (PT), the fees payable each year will depend on the number of modules studied during that year.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

2022/23 tuition fee (per year) £13,450 and it is a guide for part time students.

Entry requirements

You need a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree. At least two years’ experience of working with learners experiencing difficulties with maths/numbers is required, plus, as a minimum, a good pass (B/Grade 5) in GCSE Maths (or equivalent).

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more