Moray House School of Education and Sport

Deaf Learners

This specialist pathway is designed for teachers who wish to gain the competencies for qualified teachers of deaf children. 

Two children with hearing aids

Teachers who are currently teaching deaf children mainly in Scottish schools, can earn a Postgraduate Diploma and gain the competencies agreed by the Scottish Government for qualified teachers of deaf children.

The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf has endorsed this award and supports the way it acts as a professional qualification.

Pathway structure

A Postgraduate Diploma is made up of 120 credits. To earn a Postgraduate Diploma with this specialism, you will take the following compulsory and option courses:

Compulsory courses

Option courses

Students will take an additional 20 credits of option courses. Option courses change every year but have previously included:

Course descriptions (2024-25)

Contact us

If you are interested in taking the Postgraduate Diploma Inclusive Education (Deaf Learners), please get in touch.

Pathway coordinator's contact details 

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Students interested in applying for this Pathway should apply for one of the following routes:

  • PgDip Inclusive Education (Deaf Learners) - 2 Years (Part-time)
  • PgDip Inclusive Education (Deaf Learners) (ICL) 1 - 4 years (Part-time Intermittent Study)

Visit the University’s Degree Finder for detailed entry requirements, fees, international grade equivalency, language requirements and to apply.

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