DISN postgraduate and professional development programmes

The department offers distinctive postgraduate and professional development programmes across a range of SEN and Inclusion that are relevant for professionals from different disciplines working with children or adults with disabilities or special needs and their families. Specific programmes include: 

Autism (Adults) MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning
  • Distance learning

Autism (Children) MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning, taught
  • Distance learning, full time, part time

Autism Spectrum (Webautism) University Certificate

  • Undergraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning,
  • Online study, 1 year

Inclusion and Special Educational Needs MEd/MA/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate / BPhil / Advanced Certificate

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning
  • Distance learning

Language, Literacies and Dyslexia MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning, taught
  • Distance learning

Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of Children with Visual Impairment MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning
  • Distance learning

Multisensory Impairment (Deafblindness) MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning
  • Distance learning

Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, distance learning
  • Distance learning

In addition to the above, the department provides training for Educational Psychologists

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