Study Special Education in Spain
Special education is a field that teaches you the practices of educating individuals with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional impairments or with disabilities in hearing, vision, or speech. In Spain, among many objectives, special education programs mainly aim to teach you how to address the special educational needs of people with functional diversity.
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A special education degree in Spain offers plenty of work opportunities apart from classrooms. After graduation, you can also work in residential, vocational, or advocacy programs. As a special education graduate in Spain, you can also find yourself working as a:
- Reading Specialist
- Education Coordinator
- School Counselor
- Curriculum Manager
- Educational Consultant
- Occupational Therapist
Why Study Special Education in Spain?
Spain is quite the popular destination not only for its lively nightlife, delicious food, and beautiful scenery but also because of its programs, quality, and affordability. International students that come to study special education in Spain find:
Universities in Spain work with the principle that an education that suits all students' needs and level of development is a crucial factor in special education. In Spain, programs in special education are designed to develop your competence as teachers in supporting students with special education needs. As such, during your studies, you will enhance your communication, assessment, listening, adaptability, and collaboration skills, to name a few.
Universities that offer special education programs in Spain have an international reputation for their quality of education. Quite a few Spanish universities rank high among the best universities worldwide. The teaching staff consists of professionals who do not hesitate to collaborate with other classroom teachers, set learning goals for you, assess your progress, and help your transition from university classes to the job market.
The curriculum of a special education program in Spain includes courses like mental disability: intellectual disability, sensory impairment (visual, hearing), and motor skills disorders, structural and functional development of the brain, neuropsychology of language: communication disorders; evaluation and rehabilitation, attention deficit disorders, high skills and talent development, and not only.
Through the innovative methodology implemented in special education programs in Spain, you will graduate with knowledge in designing intervention and prevention programs for individuals with special educational needs, preventing learning difficulties through early attention, adapting materials for students’ learning difficulties, using technological resources to facilitate the instrumental learning of your students, and not only.
Affordable Tuition Fees
Spain has some of the lowest tuition fees in Europe. In Spain, for a master’s degree in special education, you can expect to pay from €1,000 to €3,500 per year. Typically, pursuing a special education degree at a private university will cost you more than at a public university. Some universities may charge international students with higher tuition fees.
In addition to the low cost of tuition, Spain also has a student-budget-friendly cost of living. Food is cheaper than in most European countries, but it has a high quality. The cost of accommodation varies from one city to another, and public transport is affordable and efficient. Spain also has plenty of beautiful landscapes you can enjoy while studying there.