Brive logo
Discover programs that best match your skills and preferences
Find out which study programs best match your qualifications and criteria
Schedule a call and let us help you find the right program
Apply online to universities all over the world through Brive
We support you, every step of the way, to get you into one of your top choices
Collect points and receive cashback when applying through Brive
Humanities & Education
Master in Special Education (Online) (MEd) - Frederick
Apply through Brive
We are official partners! Complete your application for free and earn benefits!
Free review on your application
1:1 counselling by certified consultants
Higher acceptance rate on your top choices

Master in Special Education (Online) (MEd) - Frederick

Frederick University
2 Years

Program Description

The master in Special Education (Online) (MEd) aims to provide the knowledge and skills, both theoretical and practical, necessary for the education and support of students with special educational needs in general and special schools.

Entry Requirements

Are you eligible to apply?

Sign up, check the entry requirements, and find out your compatibility with the program.


Year 1

Semester 1

Special And Inclusive Education

Students With Special Educational Needs

Research Methodology

Semester 2

Teaching Strategies In Special And Inclusive Education

Evaluation In Special Education

Special Education Elective

Year 2

Semester 3

Special Education Elective

Semester 4


Learning Outcomes

  • Familiarize themselves with issues, theoretical approaches and definitions relating to special and inclusive education, e.g., different models of understanding disability, the historical evolution of the field of special education, as well as educational issues, such as inclusive education, and differentiation in teaching and learning.
  • Understand the theoretical models of special and inclusive education and be able to critically analyze the various methods and psycho-pedagogical techniques used in the classroom to promote effective and successful learning for all students.
  • Understand the basic principles underlying human development in key areas during infancy, early childhood, schooling and adolescence. In addition, understand the interaction between genetic and environmental factors during development.
  • Explain possible deviations from the typical course of development; understand the main issues of psychopathology of the child.
  • Understand and perform successful assessment methods, in order to identify different types of disabilities and/ or SEN.
  • Describe and effectively apply ways, in which they can support students in an inclusive school environment.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the types of SEN, including knowledge of causes and factors related to each disability and/ or SEN etc., of the diagnostic criteria, with an emphasis on the impact of SEN in students’ behavior and learning profiles.
  • Understand basic methods of planning, conducting and discussing research and, in particular, educational research on Special Education.
  • Be able to design qualitative and/or quantitative research on issues related to special and inclusive education.
Fresh Content
The content has been updated in the last 6 months

Need help applying to this program?

Schedule a free 20-minute counseling session today!

Similar programs