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      Special Educational Needs

      The Master’s degree programme

      The Master’s degree in Special Educational Needs provides  interdisciplinary advanced training focused on ensuring that students with special educational needs are  successfully integrated  into the education system.

      The Master is fully oriented towards professional practice.

      The programme aims to equip students with the conceptual and methodological keys and tools to address the numerouspractical questions that may arise in assisting students with special educational needs.


      Practical training

      Half of this postgraduate course is devoted to two external  internship experiences (practicum) which carry 15 ECTS each: one practicum on internal and external support services for school inclusion and another on learning difficulties and disabilities. 


      Career prospects

      Some examples of jobs for graduates of this Master's degree include: consultancy or advisory services on special educational needs, psycho-educational intervention in organisations for people with disabilities...

      • Campus:

        Bilbao Campus

      • Programme name:

        Special Educational Needs

      • Duration/credits:

        From October to June/September - 60 ECTS

      • Language


      • Number of places


      • Programme type

        On campus

      • Application process:

        Extraordinary admission: June 9 to 21

      • Faculty:

        Psychology and Education
      • Share:

      Teaching Quality

      The academic staff on the Master’s programme is made up of university lecturers and leading professionals , both from the Basque Country and from other regions.

      Who is this programme designed for?

      This master's degree is for you if...

      You have a degree in

      • Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Social Education, Psychology, Pedagogy, Psychopedagogy, Occupational Therapy. 
      • Other related disciplines.

      You want to specialise in order to work professionally in the field of educational inclusion in special educational needs, both in public and private bodies and non-governmental organisations.







      If you are going to study at the University of Deusto, you can benefit from our grant programme. We will give you information about the eligibility criteria and the range of grants promoted by other organisations.

      Grants and scholarships



      Contact us

      Bilbao Campus

      Universidad de Deusto / University of Deusto

      Avda. Universidades 24. 48007 Bilbao

      Tel. 944 139 003 (ext.2300)

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