Applicants must have:
a relevant or related 1st degree and some relevant experience with children or young people with SEN.
an enhanced DBS/police check if applying for the PG Dip and MA. A small additional fee will be necessary, in addition to the standard fees
demonstrate that you have a good level of written and spoken English. (see 'English Language Requirements' below).
There is only one intake per year at the beginning of the Academic Year (September/ October).
For further information please refer to the School of Education entry requirements webpage
English language requirements
In order to undertake the SEND programme of study, you will need to demonstrate that you have a good level of listening skills, reading comprehension, written and spoken English. You can demonstrate your level of English with IELTS, TOEFL or alternative qualifications. The following link, to the English language qualifications page, will give you more detailed information about English tests excepted at the University of Birmingham and the required grades you will need to achieve.
Alternatively, or in addition, you may want to take and successfully complete one of our pre-sessional English courses for international students courses, based at the University of Birmingham.
We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you which qualifications we accept from your country.