Moray House School of Education and Sport

Visually Impaired Learners

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

Visually impaired girl playing with colourful textured rolls

Students on this pathway will gain the competencies agreed by the Scottish Government for teaching visually impaired children. The Scottish Association for Visual Impairment Education (SAVIE) has endorsed this award and supports the way it acts as a professional qualification.

The English National College has awarded the programme team the right to provide a pathway for teachers of visually impaired teachers working to gain the English competencies.

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 (Visually Impaired 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 (Visually Impaired Learners) - 2 Years (Part-time)
  • PgDip Inclusive Education (Visually Impaired 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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