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Solihull College & University Centre

Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusive Practice

UCAS Code: X360

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,D,D-A*,A*,A*,A*


Must be in a relevant subject such as Early Years or Special Educational Needs related disciplines.

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Early Years/Education/ Special Educational needs).Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

HNC (BTEC)

M

For entry into the second year of the Foundation Degree in Special Educational Needs, Disability & Inclusive Practice course a minimum of 120 credits at Merit profile at level 5 or above and must be in a relevant subject such as Early Years and/or Special Educational Needs disciplines

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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Must be in a relevant subject such as Early Years or Special Educational Needs related disciplines.

Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The course is designed to give students a 'rounded' understanding of working in the area of special needs, inclusion and disability policy, sociology and politics. You will gain an in-depth understanding of both theory and its application in a variety of settings working with children young people and families. This course will enhance your understanding of the complexity of causes, diagnosis, and strategies to implement when working with children and young people who are identified as having Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Modules

Over a two-year period a substantial amount of your learning will take place in your workplace through the planned and supported tasks and projects we will set you. The mandatory modules which you will cover on the FdA Special Educational Needs Disability and Inclusive Practice are:

Module Title
Year One
Developing Skills for Learning and Personal and Professional Development
The Inclusive Practitioner
Introduction to historical Perspective of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Working with individuals with Sensory and/or Physical Disability Reflective Practice 1 (PDP)
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) & Challenging Behaviours

Year Two

Understanding Autism
Communication and Language Development
Research Skills
Reflective Practice 2 (PDP)
Contemporary Issues
Mental Health issues and the impact on children adolescents and their families

Assessment methods

The course is delivered through lectures, seminars, presentations, tutorials and group work. There are no exams; all assessment is via assignments which will include essays, presentations, practical activities, reflective diary, and portfolios.

Teaching and Learning strategies will encourage students to:

Engage in new areas of knowledge;
Broaden and deepen their existing knowledge, understanding and skills;
Engage in critical analysis of texts, theories and practices and to test students’ analysis against received understandings and practices;
Question concepts, theories, policies and practice encountered during their studies;
Interrogate the assumptions underpinning theory and research in order to come to an understanding of the significance and limitations of theory and research;
Engage in critical reflection of their own and others’ value systems, development and practices

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,500
per year
England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying for both full time and part time study for September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

The Uni


Course location:

Solihull College & University Centre

Department:

Early Years and Childhood Studies

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