Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Education

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Facilitating Inclusive Education (Top-Up Degree)
(B.A. (Hons) (Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose their Primary or Secondary specialisation and one study-unit to the value of 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.


Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL2002 Practice Placement 2 8 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL2003 Observation Techniques for Assessment and Support for Learning 4 ECTS
IAL2004 Low-Incidence Disabilities 4 ECTS
IAL2005 Parental Involvement 4 ECTS

Elective Stream - Primary specialisation
Elective Unit

EPE2014 Curriculum Knowledge: Early Years 4 ECTS

Elective Stream - Secondary specialisation
Elective Unit

IAL2009 Curriculum Knowledge: Language Learning in Secondary Years 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL2013 Effective Interventions for Managing Positive Behaviour Support: A Whole School Approach 4 ECTS
IAL2014 The Development of Communication and Language 4 ECTS
IAL2016 Study-Skills for Inclusive Education 3 ECTS

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

IAL2017 Maltese Sign Language: Communication Made Simple 4 ECTS
IAL2018 Braille and Other Technologies for the Blind 4 ECTS
IAL2019 Including Students with Physical and Multiple Disabilities 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose their Primary or Secondary specialisation.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL3000 Practice Placement 3 8 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL2006 Children Agency and Voice for Self-Determination 4 ECTS
IAL3002 Children and Social Welfare: Rights and Legal Issues with Special Reference to Persons with Disabilities 4 ECTS

Elective Stream - Primary specialisation
Elective Unit

IAL2008 Designing and Evaluating IEP in the Primary Classroom: Advanced 4 ECTS

Elective Stream - Secondary specialisation
Elective Unit

IAL2010 Designing and Evaluating IEP in the Secondary Classroom: Advanced 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS2001 Research Methods and Skills 5 ECTS
IAL2011 Cooperative and Collaborative Learning 4 ECTS
IAL2012 Supporting Gifted and Talented Learners 4 ECTS
IAL3011 Preventing and Responding to Mental Health Issues in Schools 4 ECTS




YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose their Primary or Secondary specialisation.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL3001 Long Essay 12 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL3003 Aids for Daily Living: Towards Autonomy and Self-Determination and Quality of Life 4 ECTS
IAL3004 Early Childhood Intervention: A Family Centred Approach 4 ECTS
IAL3012 Understanding Special Health Procedures 4 ECTS

Elective Stream - Primary specialisation
Elective Unit

IAL3005 Curriculum Knowledge: Primary Years (Language and Humanities) 4 ECTS

Elective Stream - Secondary specialisation
Elective Unit

IAL3006 Curriculum Knowledge: Secondary Years (Math and Science) 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IAL3007 The Multilingual and Multicultural Classroom 4 ECTS
IAL3008 Specific Learning Difficulties 4 ECTS
IAL3009 Exclusion, Inclusion and Schooling 4 ECTS
IAL3010 Assistive Technologies for Learning: Advanced 4 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Facilitating Inclusive Education - B.A. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 15 October 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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