School of Education
Bachelor of Education in
Special Educational Needs

An online Bachelor’s course designed for aspiring educators
Degree will be conferred by European International University, (EIU-Paris)

Program Delivery

100% Online accelerated degrees

Time to Completion

up to 3 years

Total credit hours

120 credits

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Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs is a completely online B.Ed. course offered by East Bridge College (EBC) affiliated to the prestigious European International University (EIU-Paris). The professional B.Ed. course seeks to provide all aspirants with sound knowledge in special educational needs and inclusive teaching that will prepare them for diverse roles in inclusive settings that comprise of special needs children. The course covers contemporary topics on ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome and Learning Disabilities and help deliver specially designed instruction and understand individualized education program (IEP).

The curriculum is at par with the global standard and comprises lessons that provide an in-depth understanding of various kinds of special educational needs, preparing the aspirants develop their overall knowledge, skills, techniques and confidence of teaching students in inclusive classrooms across the globe. Moreover, the course will provide students with excellent preparation for future studies in related fields. The degree awarded by European International University (EIU-Paris) will lend a global edge to the teaching career making it apt for both teaching aspirants and working teachers who dream of a successful career at home and abroad.

Enrol for this program and become better prepared to act as an effective inclusive or shadow teacher in today’s classrooms as you earn a B.Ed. in Special Educational Needs.

You will examine key points such as:

  1. 1. Understanding students with ADHD and identification of symptoms
  2. 2. Impact of ADHD on attention, emotion, memory & academic performance
  3. 3. Identifying Down Syndrome and its causes and complications
  4. 4. Identifying the common characteristics of autism and supporting them in their difficulties
  5. 5. Gaining a fundamental knowledge in Asperger’s Syndrome; Fragile X Syndrome; High Functioning Autism
  6. 6. Understanding Learning Strategies and Assessment Techniques for Students with LD
  7. 7. Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit etc.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs, the learners will be able to:

  • Understand the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Down Syndrome, Autism and various Learning Disabilities.
  • Learn about ADHD and Brain Activation, ADHD and Activity Level and how teachers can identify ADHD symptoms.
  • Gain an understanding of Down Syndrome, know about its history and causes and complications of this syndrome.
  • Identify if there is an autistic child in your classroom and learn about the various behavioural problems that might hamper the social development of the child.
  • Recognize students with learning disabilities and you will get a proper guideline which can aid the children with LD to do well in life by overcoming them.
  • Identify the difficulties of the learners in an inclusive classroom where both regular students and those with special needs are present.
  • Learn about dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.

Admission Requirement

Online colleges have made higher education more accessible than ever before. This is great news for you because earning a college degree is one of the best ways to advance your career. EBC’s Learning experiences are tailored to your schedule. Every subject is designed keeping adult learners in mind and offers a flexible timetable to suit almost every lifestyle. Students are increasingly turning to online learning as a viable alternative to on-campus study. It could allow you to study abroad remotely, at a university not in your home country!

Every adult learner’s background and profile are different, and we address cases individually. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission. Please note that EBC does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs can be completed at home.

Admission to the Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs is open to students from all disciplines.

  • High School
  • Recognised Bachelor Degree in any field or equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is desired

Program Requirement

All our B.Ed. programs under Faculty of Education have three distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 6 Subjects with no credits*
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 50 credits and 10 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects, comes with 40 credits divided into 8 Specialized subjects

* Part one needs to be completed by students with no first degree and no experience in Teaching and gets 30 credits, which makes the program 120 credits for them.

To receive a degree in the program of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core and Specialization as prescribed in the program specification.
  • Obtain a score of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject.
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 18 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 42 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the entire program from expert teachers at no additional cost.

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (30 credits Optional)

  1. English
  2. Communication Strategies
  3. Digital Literacy
  4. Becoming a better learner
  5. Critical Thinking
  6. Research Skills & Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (50 credits)

  1. Foundations of Education
  2. Instructional Methods
  3. Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation in Education
  4. Professional Ethics in Education
  5. Educational Technology
  6. Issues and Trends in Special Education
  7. Psychology of Learning
  8. Research Methods in Education
  9. Introduction to Counselling
  10. Approaches to Classroom Management

Specializations (40 credits)

Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  1. Understanding students
  2. 2. Diagnostic Process
  3. 3. Are they putting in the Effort?
  4. 4. ADHD and Brain Activation
  5. 5. ADHD and Activity Level

Impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  1. 1. Attention and ADHD
  2. 2. The Emotional Impact of ADHD
  3. 3. Memory
  4. 4. Problem-Solving for Academic Performance

Understanding Down Syndrome

  1. 1.Down Syndrome – Definition and History
  2. 2. Identifying Down Syndrome in Children
  3. 3. Causes and Complications of Down Syndrome
  4. 4. Teaching Children with Down Syndrome
  5. 5. Inclusive Education for Children with Down Syndrome

Autism – Features, Identification and Support

  1. 1. Meet Autistic Students
  2. 2. Understand the common characteristics of HFA/AS
  3. 3. Discover how your students think
  4. 4. Nurture students' social skills

Autism – A Closer Look

  1. 1. Encourage language reciprocity
  2. 2. Autism and Inclusive Education
  3. 3. Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
  4. 4. Asperger's Syndrome; Fragile X Syndrome; High Functioning Autism

Learning Disabilities – Identification and Instructional Approaches

  1. 1. Understanding Learning Disabilities
  2. 2. Identifying Students with LDs
  3. 3. Making sense of the IEPs
  4. 4. Understanding Service Locations

Learning Disabilities – Helping your learners with LD

  1. 1. Learning the Right Teaching Strategies
  2. 2. Learning Strategies and Assessment Techniques for Students with LD
  3. 3. Dyslexia
  4. 4. Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

Learning Disabilities – A Deeper Look into Varied Disorders

  1. 1. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
  2. 2. Language Processing Disorder
  3. 3. Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
  4. 4. Dyspraxia


Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 227,000 INR– If Paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Europe. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Degree and Transcript is issues by The European International University, Paris and a program participation certification is given by East Bridge College.


East Bridge College offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, EBC may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships and Community Service Scholarship.

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


Earning your Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs (B.Ed. in SEN) degree can empower you to make a difference in your learners’ lives.

In addition to teaching, there are several other sought-after careers that can help you fulfill your dreams. Many of those who pursue B.Ed. in Special Education Needs opt for teaching in varied inclusive settings.

However, not everyone who earns a B.Ed. in Special Education Needs ends up in the special education classroom, because the degree actually prepares the individual who earns it for a variety of jobs in allied areas that take them along different career paths. While most professionals seeking an online B.Ed. degree with specialization in special education needs go on to work in the field of inclusive teaching, shadow teaching or as teacher-counselors. There are many job opportunities at organizations that provide training, services or advocacy for individuals with disabilities. Many of those careers offer competitive salaries, work flexibility and advancement options that aren’t always available to public or private-school educators. You can always find rewarding, meaningful careers outside of the school setting after earning your online B.Ed. in Special Education Needs (SEN). Whether you stay in the classroom or pursue other options, it is always a step forward to broaden your career prospects.

Awarding Body

European International University (EIU)

The European International University (EIU) – Paris is a private, independent higher education provider and has been successfully incorporated in Paris, France, (Registration at RCS No.: 839 980 851 R.C.S. Paris on 29 May 2018). EIU – Paris offers higher education programs that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector. All programs and services provided by EIU are internationally benchmarked through the audit and quality assurance processes, carried out by both the Ministry of Higher Education, France, as well as ASIC, U.K., on a regular basis.

The European International University (EIU) – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

The European International University (EIU-Paris) is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance to Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.

Through the academic affiliation arrangement between East Bridge College and The European International University, EIU-Paris all EBC programs are validated by The European International University, EIU-Paris. Hence by means of program validation and certification, EBC students who successfully complete their programs receive relevant degrees from EIU-Paris.

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