Leeds Metropolitan University and ICEP Europe
In association with The Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEP Europe), Leeds Metropolitan University offers a suite of online modules for those working with children and young people who have Special Educational Needs, leading to the award of:
Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) in Special Educational Needs at Level 4 (for those with no prior credits at Level 5 or 6).
Advanced Diploma in Special Educational Needs at Level 6 (for those with prior credits at Level 5 or 6).
The programme is equally relevant for teachers (including SENCos), Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs) as well as other professionals (e.g. educational psychologists, social care workers).
Each module will be accredited by Leeds Metropolitan University (20 Credits).
The following modules are available:
Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
Inclusive Education and Collaborative Practice
Learning Difficulties and Disabilities*
*Available from January 2014
In order to achieve the Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) in Special Educational Needs, 6 modules must be completed at Level 4.
In order to achieve the Advanced Diploma in Special Educational Needs, 3 modules must be completed at Level 6.
You can customise your own programme by choosing which combination of modules you take, and in what order. The online delivery and modular structure gives you the flexibility to study when and where it suits and offers access to quality, affordable and specialist training regardless of location.
Tuition and Support
Each module is taught over a period of 8 weeks
Each module will be taught online as a distance learning module, and you will have the opportunity to interact with peers in online class discussions
Specialised tutors working in the area of learning disabilities will provide you with individual support and guidance as you complete your studies online
Technical support is provided by a dedicated team of qualified learning technologists, who can be contacted by telephone or email
Key Benefits of Online Learning
Individual support from experienced practitioners
Flexibility to schedule your study to suit your needs
Option to take individual modules
Become part of our interactive learning community
Completed applications should be submitted to Leeds Metropolitan University. We are currently accepting applications for the September 2013 intake. Application forms are available for download in the side bar at the top right of this page.
Cost per module is £666, payable upon registration to Leeds Metropolitan University. Fees are the same for EU and non EU students.
Fees are payable per module, on a "pay as you go" basis.
Payment plans can also be put in place for students by Leeds Metropolitan University.
You can get more information about the modules being offered by contacting:
Nick Mitchell (Leeds Metropolitan University) -
0044 7585 795290
Dr Deirdre MacIntyre (ICEP Europe) –
Tel: 020 8354 7592