ICEP Europe: Masters in Special and Additional Learning Needs

Masters in Special and Additional Learning Needs – University of East London & ICEP Europe

This specialist qualification aims to give educators and other professionals the knowledge and skills to enhance the education of their students with special and additional learning needs.

Fully online and international focus, this programme gives participants a well-rounded and specialist qualification which is recognised worldwide.

Why do this course?

  • Fully Online
  • Part Time & Flexible Study schedule
  • Internationally Recognised
  • No on campus attendance required
  • No exams
  • No international fees
  • Import your credits from previous qualifications in SEN
  • Customise the programme to your areas of interest

Entry Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Have an undergraduate honours degree (minimum 2:2 classification or equivalent) in any discipline.
  • In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, a proficiency in the English language must be shown through the IELTS exam. Applicants must get a minimum overall score of 7.0 (or equivalent).

Course structure

  • This course is 100% online meaning that students can access the content at any time that suits them.
  • Students are assessed by a 5,000-word assignment after each module and a 14,000-word dissertation at the end of the programme.
  • Participants enrol on the program for the start of the September or January term and will normally complete one 30 credit module per term. There are three terms every year, beginning in September, January, and May.

Students have the option to choose to exit the Masters programme with a PG Cert qualification (2 modules completed) or a PG Diploma qualification (4 modules completed).

Students can choose from a range of modules according to their interests. The modules available throughout this course are as follows:




 Inclusive Education: Collaboration and best practice



 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Contemporary perspectives and best practice



 Dyslexia and Literacy: Issues, perspectives and best practice



 Applied Behavioural Analysis: Critical exploration and practice.



 Exceptionally Able Learners: Understanding theory, perspectives and practice.



 Understanding Behaviour: Theories, perspectives and best practice.



 Research Methodologies and Dissertation


MA Only

If you would like further information about the modules on offer please email Ellen at

How to Apply

We are now accepting applications for the January 2020 intake of new students.

You can apply for this course by filling out the attached application form and sending it to

You can down load at the bottom of this page.

Application Deadline: 10th January 2020.

Further Information:

If you would like to find out more about the programme please feel free to get in touch with one of our Academic Advisory team at the contact details below.

Ellen Kenehan

Dr. Deirdre MacIntyre

Tel: (+353) 01 651 0914

Tel: (+353) 01 651 0618





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