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Foundation Degree in Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice.

This course is run in partnership with Kingston University and is for those who are currently working with children who have additional learning needs.

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  • Subject Area: Child Studies
  • Mode: Part Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    This course is for those who are currently working with children who have additional learning needs in the Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 . The programme will enable progression to Level 5, developing knowledge and understanding of the special educational needs field by combining work place learning with part-time study.

    The indicative course content includes theories of child development, current legislative frameworks governing practice, multi-professional perspectives and working with families and carers. A key feature of the Foundation Degree qualification is that you gain academic credit for work based learning.

    How to apply:

    Firstly, make an application to the Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS) by applying online at Then contact Brooklands College to request an application pack and further information.

    UCAS Code:  X360

    Course Details

    What will the course involve?

    Current Modules Covered

    Modules in Year 1:

    • Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Practice
    • Learning, Teaching and Development in the field of Special and Inclusive Education
    • Inclusive Practice
    • Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working with Children

    Modules in Year 2:

    • Effective Communication Skills
    • International Systems to Support Learning
    • Leadership in the Field of Special and Inclusive Education
    • Special Project

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    • Minimum NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent)
    • Employed in an appropriate setting for at least 16 hours per week with children from birth to nineteen years
    • Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) is offered to those who are unsure of the current value of their qualifications
    • Enquiries from mature students are actively welcomed
    • All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall

    For further information about entry requirements please contact our Admissions Team on 01932 797 797 or call the Child Studies Office on ext: 7773 or 7874


    How much will the course cost?

    HE Fee  | £5300

    For more information on the funding available. view our student finance page.

    Additional Costs

    All students are subject to a £25 registration fee per academic year.

    Each student will receive a print allowance at the start of their course, should they require additional printing beyond this limit, they will be charged.


    Next Steps

    This course can also provide a progression route to a BA (Hons) degree.

    Start dates

    Reference Campus Duration Days Hours Start
    01616/1A17 Weybridge 33 Weeks Monday - 09/09/2019
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