Special educational needs

Special educational needs

Awarded by Kingston University

Kingston University offers a range of courses that specialise in the education of children who have additional learning needs. We can provide you with a range of specialist subject knowledge that spans from foundation level through to masters level. The School of Education is becoming increasingly known in the United Kingdom for its courses in special educational needs – most notably in autism and complex special needs teaching.


Why choose us?

  • The Foundation Degree and Honours top up programmes in special educational needs and inclusive practice gives employees working in this sector the opportunity to continue working whilst studying
  • The foundation degree is delivered at partner colleges across London and south east England to enable students’ ease of access to training locations close to their work place and/or home.
  • You will benefit from being taught by tutors who are research active, and offer you access to cutting edge knowledge in the field
  • We are at the forefront of a range of exciting developments and initiatives in autism and special education needs, and offer one of the few specialist postgraduate courses for educational practitioners in autism
  • We offer a large range of special educational needs qualifications spanning all levels of higher education

Learning tools and facilities
  • Modern classroom facilities located at our leafy Kingston Hill campus [campus page]
  • Our special educational needs and inclusion section in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) contains practical resources as well as reference materials and journals
Student benefits
  • Your personal tutors will support your progression throughout the course.
  • Access to specific online resources which you can access from remote work based locations while studying.
  • We have a dedicated Student Support Officer to ensure student wellbeing; they are the first point of contact for students who have personal problems, need advice or are seeking information about University services.
Extra practice learning opportunities
The Foundation and top up programmes support the development of a network between students and their employers to enable you to visit different types of provision for children and young adults.

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