The University of Birmingham

Education of Learners with Multisensory Impairment (Deaf and Blindness)

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Rank: 5 (UKEAS)

Location: -


Study mode distance learning

Degree: Bachelor

Start Date: 2019/09/01

Duration: 24 months

Intl fees: £8370

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This programme is open to teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, to work more effectively with learners who are deafblind (multi-sensory impaired). It is the only nationally recruiting programme leading to the GTC recognised Mandatory Qualification (MQ) in Deafblindness / Multi-sensory Impairment. An alternative non-mandatory (Non MQ) programme is also open to teachers as well as other professionals with appropriate qualifications working with children and young people who are deafblind, who are not seeking the MQ.


Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have a degree from an approved university or to hold diplomas or other qualifications judged satisfactory for this purpose and have relevant experience; or: to have relevant professional experience and an appropriate educational background.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (All over 6.5)

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About this university

International students

The International Students Advisory Service (ISAS) is available for all international students attending the university to provide support and advice across a number of areas. These include matters such as visas and immigration, living and working in the UK and workshops for students outside the classroom. They are also available to help with matters such as students bringing families with them and organising social events around the country to make the most of their time in Birmingham. The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is the students union of the university, which has its origins in the guild of undergraduates dating back to the 1870s. It supports some 180 clubs and societies across a range of subjects and interests from sports and arts to volunteering as well as representing students in various ways. The university ranks in the top five in the BUCS league of British universities.

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