Masters of Arts in Specific Learning Differences (Teach-Out)

(Part-Time)

 

* Note that this programme will be taught out by September 2018. There is no more intake for this programme.

 

This Master of Arts in Specific Learning Differences (SpLD) is a collaboration between the DAS Academy and the London Metropolitan University. It came about because of the increasing demand in the region for higher professional qualification and standards in this field. This programme is open to all who are interested in providing support for learners with Specific Learning Differences. DAS houses a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, educational therapists, speech and language and occupational therapists. This programme intends to draw on our bank of accumulated knowledge and experiences to provide a consolidated field of knowledge in SpLD. The programme aims to empower teachers, educational professionals, parents and those seeking mid-career changes to positively improve education and learning in their institutions. This programme is a part-time qualification and will complete in 6 years.

 

It seeks to provide:

  • - a good theoretical understanding of SpLDs and the practical application of assessment and teaching approaches for SpLD learners

  • - a unique opportunity for continuing professional development through critical analysis and reflection

  • - a platform to identify, understand, and address educational issues in our local context

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

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MODE OF ASSESSMENT AND AWARDS

 

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If students exit the programme after successful completion of the above modules and their assignments, they will be awarded the Post-Graduate Certificate in Specific Learning Differences by the London Metropolitan University.

 

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If students exit the programme after successful completion of any three of the above modules and their assignments, they will be awarded the Post-Graduate Diploma in Specific Learning Differences by the London Metropolitan University.

Upon successful completion of all the above modules and their assignments, including the dissertation, students will be awarded the Masters in Specific Learning Differences by the London Metropolitan University.

Course fee: $27,000 per participant (incl. GST)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

 

Minimum Age: 20 years old
Academic Level: Bachelors Degree
Language Proficiency: IELTS 6 (5.5) or an equivalent academic English qualification

 

Student-Teacher Ratio

This programme has a student-teacher ratio of 1:30.

 

* Note that this programme will be taught out by September 2018. There is no more intake for this programme.