The National Award for SEN Co-ordination PGCert

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Duration
1 Year
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Multiple
Start Date
October

Overview Updated 30/10/2018

Since 2009 the National Award in SEN Co-ordination has been mandatory if you are the designated SENCo for your school and is required to be completed within three years of taking up the post. The National Award is also relevant if you are aspiring to the role of SENCo as part of your career development, or if you became a SENCo before 2009. Completing this course also gives you 60 credits towards the MA in SEN and Inclusion.

The course is taught at local venues across the East Midlands following the launch day at our Waterside Campus on Saturday 13 October 2018.

Course

Highlights

  • The University of Northampton is on the Register of Quality Providers and is part of the NASENCo Provider Partnership.
  • This course is taught by experienced senior lecturers from our Faculty of Education and Humanities alongside Local Authority and Teaching School partners.

Additional

Information

Teaching and Partnerships

This course is taught by experienced senior lecturers from our Faculty of Education and Humanities alongside Local Authority and Teaching School partners with expertise in SEND. The University of Northampton is on the Register of Quality Providers and is part of the NASENCo Provider Partnership.

Course Details

We will help you to:

  • develop inclusive teaching approaches and co-ordinate provision for pupils with SEN and/or disabilities in your school
  • apply methods to identify additional needs and monitor the progress of pupils with SEN and/or disabilities
  • instigate evidence-based, strategic approaches when deploying, supporting and managing other teaching and support staff
  • establish networks and partnerships with other SENCos and local partners

To apply for this course, please choose one of the following six local venues, where a large proportion of your training will be delivered:

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

We would require you to have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as well as the following:

  • You must be a qualified teacher (QTS Certified)
  • You must have completed your NQT year (or probationary year)
  • Have a recommendation from the head teacher of the school you are working in (via ‘Head Teacher Reference form’.) If you are currently working as a head teacher, you must have a recommendation from the Chair of Governors.

You will need to will need to submit the following documents with your application:

 

Course Content

  • The National Award for SEN Coordination Part 1 (30 Credits)
    Module code: SENM021
    Core Module N
  • The National Award for SEN Coordination Part 2 (30 Credits)
    Module code: SENM022
    Core Module N

Facilities &

Special Features

The programme includes:

  • two modules each worth 30 Level 7 credits at Master’s Level
  • face-to-face taught sessions (seven days in total spread across the academic year)
  • online support – discussion groups, networking
  • access to University support and services
  • mentor support

Postgraduate Opportunities

Discover your Options

We have many postgraduate courses  available, that are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Take a look at some of the other Postgraduate Education courses we have available.

Education MA

Primary / Early Years / Secondary PGCE Top-Up

Special Educational Needs and Inclusion MA

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time: £1,975

Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time: £1,925

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

Multiple study locations available

To apply for this course, please choose one of the following six local venues, where a large proportion of your training will be delivered:


*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

  • Designed to adapt to 21st century teaching
  • Full range of integrated learning environments
  • 24/7 library and learning zone
  • Low environmental impact

Now Open

Discover the campus

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Updated 30/10/2018

  • Since 2009 the National Award in SEN Co-ordination has been mandatory if you are the designated SENCo for your school and is required to be completed within three years of taking up the post. The National Award is also relevant if you are aspiring to the role of SENCo as part of your career development, or if you became a SENCo before 2009. Completing this course also gives you 60 credits towards the MA in SEN and Inclusion.

    The course is taught at local venues across the East Midlands following the launch day at our Waterside Campus on Saturday 13 October 2018.

    Course

    Highlights

    • The University of Northampton is on the Register of Quality Providers and is part of the NASENCo Provider Partnership.
    • This course is taught by experienced senior lecturers from our Faculty of Education and Humanities alongside Local Authority and Teaching School partners.
  • We will help you to:

    • develop inclusive teaching approaches and co-ordinate provision for pupils with SEN and/or disabilities in your school
    • apply methods to identify additional needs and monitor the progress of pupils with SEN and/or disabilities
    • instigate evidence-based, strategic approaches when deploying, supporting and managing other teaching and support staff
    • establish networks and partnerships with other SENCos and local partners

    To apply for this course, please choose one of the following six local venues, where a large proportion of your training will be delivered:

    Additional

    Information

    Teaching and Partnerships

    This course is taught by experienced senior lecturers from our Faculty of Education and Humanities alongside Local Authority and Teaching School partners with expertise in SEND. The University of Northampton is on the Register of Quality Providers and is part of the NASENCo Provider Partnership.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • We would require you to have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as well as the following:

    • You must be a qualified teacher (QTS Certified)
    • You must have completed your NQT year (or probationary year)
    • Have a recommendation from the head teacher of the school you are working in (via ‘Head Teacher Reference form’.) If you are currently working as a head teacher, you must have a recommendation from the Chair of Governors.

    You will need to will need to submit the following documents with your application:

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • The National Award for SEN Coordination Part 1 (30 Credits)
      Module code: SENM021
      Core Module N
    • The National Award for SEN Coordination Part 2 (30 Credits)
      Module code: SENM022
      Core Module N
    • Discover your Options

      We have many postgraduate courses  available, that are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Take a look at some of the other Postgraduate Education courses we have available.

      Education MA

      Primary / Early Years / Secondary PGCE Top-Up

      Special Educational Needs and Inclusion MA

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time: £1,975

    Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time: £1,925

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

  • To apply for this course, please choose one of the following six local venues, where a large proportion of your training will be delivered:

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour