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MEd Professional Practice in Dyslexia and Literacy

Master's Degree in Dyslexia

The Master of Education (MEd) Professional Practice in Dyslexia and Literacy is a programme designed for professionals who are passionate about supporting learners with dyslexia. The programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex University award upon completion.

There are two phases in the learning journey to this Master’s qualification:

Learning Phase 1

In the first stage of the MEd programme, you will study with Dyslexia Action, completing the following six modules to gain 120 credits at level 7 (masters level):

  • A: Perspectives of Dyslexia and Literacy
  • B: Principles of Assessment for Dyslexia and Literacy
  • C: Structured Teaching Intervention for Dyslexia and Literacy

These 3 modules make up the Professional Certificate in Structured Teaching Intervention for Dyslexia and Literacy

You then continue your studies with the Professional Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy which is made up of the following modules:

  • D: Assessment of Literacy Related Difficulties
  • E: Assessment of Specific Learning Difficulty (Dyslexia)
  • F: Research in Language and Learning

For more information about these modules and to check costs, please take a look at the Dyslexia Action programme brochure.

Learning Phase 1 Application and Start Dates

A) These modules are available to start in September, January and April/May. For details about joining the Professional Certificate in Structured Teaching Intervention for Dyslexia and Literacy ( Modules A, B and C) please visit the course page

B) These modules are available to start in September, January and April/May. For details about joining the Professional Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy ( Modules D, E and F) please visit the course page

Once you have completed all 6 modules and gained your 120 credits, you are ready to move on to phase 2 of your learning journey.

Learning Phase 2

To gain the full MEd Professional Practice in Dyslexia and Literacy, you must complete 180 credits at level 7 (masters level). Having completed the 120 credits from Learning Phase 1, you will be ready to complete the final 60-credit module with Real Training. For more details about this, please see the MEd Professional Practice in Dyslexia and Literacy  page on the Real Training website.

Learning Phase 2 Application and Start Dates

Start Date

  • 15th January 2019

Deadline for Application Date

  • 15th January 2019

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