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University of Leeds: Special Educational Needs

Institution University of Leeds
Department School of Education View department profile
Telephone 0113 343 4602
Study type Taught


This programme is for teachers and associated professionals that wish to deepen their understanding of effective educational practice for pupils with special educational needs. It considers the principles, policies and practices in the inclusive education of learners with special educational needs (SEN), and draws upon current legislation, governmental and inspection reports, and both national and international research evidence. the programme addresses special educational needs for a wide range of age groups, and covers issues such as policy, legislation, assessment and intervention, inter-agency working, partnerships with parents, and pupil participation. You will have the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of current concepts, information and techniques related to special educational needs, and analyse and evaluate the evidence behind effective strategies for teaching and learning.


University of Leeds
School of Education

Why study Education at Leeds?
The School of Education is home to a close international community of staff and students, all of whom are seeking to make an impact through education. Our diverse range of high quality programmes are informed by cutting-edge research, relevant to professional contexts in the UK and beyond.

The University of Leeds is ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020), and is ranked top 50 in the world (and top 10 in the UK) for Education (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).

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