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Deaf Education (PGDip)

You will learn how to translate the theory of educating deaf children into practice through our course.

Deaf Education Overview

Year of entry: 2017

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Overview

Rapid developments in audiology and our understanding of language, communication and educational practice make teaching and learning for deaf children an exciting area of study.

Our Deaf Education PGDip course is ideal if you are a qualified teacher who wishes to work in deaf education.

The course has Department for Education (DfE) and Teacher Development Agency (TDA) approval, meeting the requirements of the mandatory qualification.

You will also benefit from an evidence-based approach to meeting the diverse needs of deaf children.

Most graduating students go on to teach and support deaf children both in the UK and overseas.

Both full-time and part-time study options are available, including part-time distance learning.

Degree awarded
PGDip
Duration
1 yr FT, 2 yrs PT on campus or blended eLearning
Entry requirements

All applicants must hold qualified teacher status or its equivalent. The course is also available to those who are qualified to work in further education.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
50 places
Contact email
Contact telephone
+44 (0)161 306 7601
How to apply

To apply for a course you will need to complete and submit our online application form. 

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Course options

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Course description

Our PGDip in Deaf Education provides training for qualified teachers who want to work within deaf education. It delivers an evidence-based approach to meeting the diverse needs of deaf children.

The course places a strong emphasis on translation of theory to practice. The rapid developments in audiology, and our understanding of language, communication and educational practice, make this an exciting area of study. The course has DfES/TDA approval, which meets the requirements of the mandatory qualification.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,200
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,600
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,600 per annum

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

All students may be eligible for a bursary. Please contact the admissions team for further details.