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BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability

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

Why choose this course?

Our distinctive degree paves the way to some of the most rewarding, inspiring and satisfying careers of all – working in special educational needs and disability support.

  • Prepare for roles where you can make a genuine difference – from family liaison and inclusion support to teaching assistance and mentoring
  • Build an in-depth understanding of the theories, factors and contexts for special educational needs and disability (SEND)
  • Undertake work placements to develop your practical, professional and intellectual skills
  • Learn from experts in the fields of education, health, psychology and social work to gain real insights into professional life
  • Gain an international perspective, with the opportunity to spend time studying abroad through the Go Places, Go Further scheme
  • Chart your future direction at a university with a strong track record for employability: 96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree.
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