MSc Education (Special and Inclusive Education)Find a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
One year full-time
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Open to international students||Yes|
|Start date||September 2017|
This programme focuses on inclusive practice. It is intended for teachers and other professionals working with students who are experiencing barriers to learning and participation or other special educational needs, whether in mainstream, special schools/units, colleges or early years settings.
Supported by current research, practice and theory, the programme is designed to help you develop your knowledge, understanding and critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of current research, theory and practice. The programme will provide you with opportunities to explore a range of areas, such as international developments in special/inclusive education, how to work with and involve parents and children and the school's role in promoting inclusion. You will also look at a range of topics that arouse controversy and debate in the area of special needs.
Please note that the MSc Education (Special and Inclusive Education) is designed for professionals with one year's experience, either in paid employment or as a volunteer.
Fees for 2017/18
Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2017/18
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
- Introduction to Educational Inquiry
- How Schools Can Respond to Diversity and to Pupils' Special Needs
- Controversial Issues in Special and Inclusive Education
- Inclusive Education and Working with Parents/Carers
Students following this programme will be able to take optional units from across the school.
You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.
A UK undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) and normally one year's experience in a professional field (either employed or on a voluntary basis).
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Application method||Online application form|
|English language requirements||
Further information about English language requirements
|Admissions statement||Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.|
We offer academic and personal development opportunities to equip you for the intellectual, social and personal challenges you will encounter during your career. Our overarching goal is to enable our graduates to display the following characteristics:
- Equipped to demonstrate impact, excellence and distinctiveness in their chosen field
- Visionary, imaginative, innovative, reflective and creative
- High ideals and values, including a strong sense of social justice
- Highly employable throughout the world
- Adaptable, with the potential to be a leader in work and in the community
Read more about the careers of some of our graduates.
We welcome applications at any time of year. Early application is advised as places may fill quickly.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
- 44% of research is world-leading (4 star)
- 36% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
- 19% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
- 1% of research is recognised nationally (1 star)
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.
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