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Special and Inclusive Education
MA
Master of Arts
This degree offers educators access to specialized teaching methodologies for the inclusion of students with special needs in the learning process
Education Sciences: Special and Inclusive Education in collaboration with NKUA
The MA Education Sciences: Special and Inclusive Education at EUC is being implemented in collaboration with the Pedagogical Department of Primary Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The program equips educators with innovative teaching methods and the ability to tailor instruction to students with special needs. You learn how to assess student needs, implement individualized interventions and apply evidence-based practices to real-world situations. Emphasis is placed on the creation of learning environments and classroom management techniques necessary when teaching students who face a variety of challenges, including intellectual, emotional and learning disabilities. You may choose from electives that include the integration of technology in special education, assessment and education of children with autism and other psycho-emotional challenges and parent/family counseling.  Supervised practice-teaching opportunities will give you real-world experience with this special population.

Program Summary

Languages: Greek
Duration:24 months
Mode of Study:Online
ECTS:120

Our graduates work in:

  • Public and Private Educational Institutions
  • State Education Departments
  • Research and Policy Analysis

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Collaboration with National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) The program is being implemented through an important collaboration between the Pedagogical Department of Primary Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Department of Education Sciences at European University Cyprus. School Placement The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Pedagogical Department of Primary Education is responsible for the placement of students in in face-to-face educational settings in Greece. School placements are offered through a course of 24 ECTS, which includes the following for students both in Cyprus and Greece: (a)) workshops from professionals and experts on issues of education of learners with disabilities, inclusive education, learning assessment of disabilities and special educational needs, issues of children and adolescents mental health and the education of socially vulnerable groups, (b) visits to various educational settings with learners with disabilities and special educational needs or other socially vulnerable groups, (c) mentoring and supervision, group discussions, and more. 5 Stars Distinction for Online Learning European University Cyprus has received the 5 Stars distinction in the area of Online Learning on the QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings) rating of institutions around the world. This rating of excellence was achieved with high scores for student-faculty engagement, student services and technology and for commitment to online learning. Through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics, European University Cyprus also received Five Stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, medicine and inclusiveness.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
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Compalsory Core Courses20
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Compalsory Courses36
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Compulsory School Practice Course24
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Elective Course 10
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Master Thesis30
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Total Requirements120

Master – Online – Special (Inclusive) Education

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Compalsory Core Courses20 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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EDU610Educational Research Methodology10
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EDU620Sociocultural Issues in Education10
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Compalsory Courses36 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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IED600Disability in Society and in School10
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IED610Special and Inclusive Education: Policy and Practice10
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IED620Differentiation in Inclusive education10
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IED685Teaching Methodology in a School for All6
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Compulsory School Practice Course24 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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IED680School Practice24
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Elective Course10 ECTS
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Selection of one (1) course:
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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IED640Physical and Sensory Disabilities10
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IED635Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties10
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IED650Learning & Intellectual Disabilities10
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IED630Contemporary Issues in Inclusive education10
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IED625Technology and Disability10
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IED645Intercultural Education10
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N/AAn elective course from the available courses of another concentration of the MA in Education Sciences or from other Master Program10
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Master Thesis30 ECTS
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Master Thesis or Selection of three (3) courses, as below:
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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IED670Master Thesis30
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or
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Research Courses10
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Selection of (1) one
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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EDU650
Quantitative Research Approaches in Education Sciences
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EDU660Qualitative Research Approaches in Education Sciences10
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Elective Courses20
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Selection of two (2) elective courses
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