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BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

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96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage
  • Gain and practice an in-depth understanding of the theories, complex factors, and contexts within special educational needs and disability (SEND)
  • Undertake work placements in the areas of education, health or social care to develop your practical, professional and intellectual skills
  • Develop the skills to prepare you for a rewarding role in a range of SEND careers
  • You'll have the opportunity to take part in the Erasmus+ scheme to gain an international perspective on education. 


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