Northumbria University: Special and Inclusive Education (National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators)

InstitutionNorthumbria University
Department Education
Telephone 0191 406 0901
Study type Taught


The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCos) is a level 7, 60 credit award which is a legal requirement for SENCos new to post since 2009 in maintained mainstream schools, nurseries, academies, free schools and pupil referral units (PRUs). All schools have a legal duty to appoint a Fully Qualified teacher as their SENCo. The programme consists of two 30 credit modules.

Students who complete the Post Graduate Certificate (NASC) can progress to the second year of the full MA in SEN Inclusion.

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