Graduate Diploma in Special and Inclusive Education (Disabilities of Sight)

This programme will

  • enable you to become a reflective practitioner with specialist knowledge and expertise in identifying and meeting the educational needs of children and young people who have disabilities of sight (including learners who have visual and multiple needs).


This programme offers the opportunity to:

  • undertake professional placements
  • gain competence in Braille
  • obtain the Department for Education mandatory qualification (disabilities of sight).

Who is this programme for?

Teachers of visually impaired children and young people.

Entry requirements

Qualified Teacher Status plus relevant experience in special educational needs (SEN) and enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

How are you assessed?

By coursework assignments, including a portfolio to meet the National Specialist Standards in Visual Impairment, and an assessment of your Braille competence.


Face-to-face daytime sessions.