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If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers77%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
If you believe that all children have the right to be taught by an inspirational, knowledgeable, creative and caring teacher, then this is the course for you. Our course covers all aspects of inclusion and social justice but the main focus is on teaching those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). It will prepare you to be a reflective, effective teacher, able to meet the learning needs of pupils in the Primary age range, including those who experience barriers in their learning. Why Choose University of Cumbria The Inclusion with SEND specialism, is a unique programme that will challenge you to consider and debate key issues in education as well as enabling you to become a first class teacher. Placements sit at the heart of our course, so all the theory you learn in seminars will be backed up by work-based experience. Not only will this boost your confidence, but it’ll bolster your CV. Your personal tutor will support and guide you through your studies All tutors have a wealth of experience in teaching and have good links with local schools Study in small class groups, so we get to know you well Placement opportunities in mainstream primary schools, early years settings, and even international placements, to give you work-based experience to boost you CV We have strong partnerships with schools and educational providers, which has the potential to help you secure placements and enhance your job prospects In your final year, you'll be able to complete 60 credits, equivalent to a Post Graduate Certificate, at Master’s level, putting you in the perfect position to complete a Master’s degree in the early years of your teaching career. You’ll be living in a vibrant student city by the spectacular North West coastline, within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely, you’re within reach of both. For a course that’ll springboard your teaching career helping the learning needs of pupils, this course is for you.
Indicative specialist modules: ■ Inclusion/SEN as a Contested Concept ■ SEN and Legislation ■ Assessment and SEN ■ Communication and Interaction ■ Cognition and Learning ■ Behavioural, Emotional and Social Development ■ Sensory and/or Physical Needs ■ International Perspectives ■ Developing Reflective Thought and Practice Your specialism will include a 20 credit module introducing you to Inclusion/SEN. We prepare you to teach a wide range of children whose needs may be very different and help you to understand the underlying principles and contentions in the area of inclusion.The modules offered reflect the many issues, including barriers to learning, differing philosophies and classroom practice.
The University of Cumbria has multiple campuses - from Carlisle to London! - each offering a unique learning experience which enables students to have that small campus feel but be part of a bigger university community. With strong focus on vocational learning, it is 2nd in the UK for graduate employability with 97% in employment or further study within six months.
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