Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Dissertation


Between April and September, MA level students will complete a dissertation on a SEND related topic. The topic and the dissertation supervisor will be agreed in discussion with the programme leader. Examples of topics chosen in the past include:

  • A comparison of transition arrangements for pupils in Year 6 of two special and two mainstream schools
  • Introducing 30 Makaton signs and symbols to children with Down's syndrome in a preschool setting in Korea
  • What are the challenges facing special education teachers in resource rooms in Saudi Arabia mainstream primary schools?

Support will be provided through tutorials with your supervisor.

Assessment is by a 15,000 word dissertation


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