Bachelor Education – Special Education

Study Programme Details
Country: United Arab Emirates
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available



Arabic, English

About this Study Course

The Bachelor of Education in Special Education at AUE is dedicated to preparing future educators to create inclusive learning environments that cater to the diverse needs of all students. This program equips aspiring teachers with both the broad knowledge and specific skills necessary to effectively educate children with special needs. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, students learn to apply innovative teaching strategies and foster positive attitudes essential for success in special education. The curriculum reflects the latest trends and future possibilities in the field, ensuring graduates are ready to meet the evolving demands of inclusive education.


The Bachelor of Education in Special Education at AUE provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the models, theories, and philosophies that underpin special education. Graduates will be adept at designing pedagogically appropriate measures for students with special needs and applying effective teaching skills to diverse learners.

The program emphasizes the use of educational technology to create positive, inclusive learning environments and enrich educational systems in the region. Students will learn to manage culturally responsive classrooms and promote appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities and talents. With access to experienced educators and state-of-the-art facilities, AUE ensures that its graduates are well-prepared to lead in the field of special education.

Admission Requirements

  • Holders of UAE Secondary School Certificate:
    • Original copy of the General Secondary School Certificate, attested by the UAE Ministry of Education.
    • Elite stream: 70%
    • Advanced/Scientific stream: 75%
    • General/literary stream: 80%
    • Other streams (Technical, Vocational, Commercial): 80%
  • Holders of American High School Diploma:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A).
    • High School Diploma (grades 10, 11 & 12) attested by the UAE Ministry of Education.
    • Certificate of equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Holders of British System Certificate (IGCSE, GCSE):
    • Total of seven (7) courses at O-level and AS/A2 level with a minimum grade of “C”.
    • Courses should cover at least four of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Arts and Design.
  • Holders of Senior Secondary School Certificates from schools within UAE based on Foreign Curriculums:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A).
    • Certificate of Equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • International Students:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A) for direct admission.
    • Certificate considered for admissions in public universities of the country where it was delivered.
    • Certificate obtained after at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Certificate includes at least 6 subjects covering Mathematics, Sciences, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts.
    • Higher level certificate if applicable.
    • Certificate of equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • English Proficiency:
    • TOEFL ITP 500 or TOEFL iBT 61
    • IELTS Academic 5.0
    • EmSAT English 1100
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 44
    • Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English 41
  1. Diagnosis and Assessment in Special Education
  2. Assistive Technology – Trends, Patterns, and Challenges
  3. Understanding Principles and Procedures of Behavior Analysis
  4. Pedagogy, Practice and Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings (in Arabic)
  5. Teaching Students with Sensory Impairments and Intellectual Disabilities (in Arabic)
  6. Teaching Students with Learning, Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disabilities
  7. Educational Diagnosis/Remediation of Literacy/Math Disabilities
  8. Principles and Methods of Teaching (in Arabic)
  9. Early Intervention in Special Education
  10. Gifted and Talented
  11. Curriculum and Instructional Material for Students with Disabilities
  12. Curriculum and Materials for Gifted and Talented
  13. Pre-Internship

242,037 AED

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates from the Bachelor of Education in Special Education program at AUE have successfully transitioned into impactful roles within the education sector. For example, alumna Fatima Ahmed now leads an inclusive education initiative in a major school district, helping to develop programs that support students with diverse learning needs. The growing demand for special education professionals ensures that our graduates are well-positioned to secure meaningful employment. The program’s focus on practical skills development and real-world applications aligns with industry needs, making our graduates valuable assets in the job market. The diverse career opportunities available to our alumni underscore the versatility and scope of this degree.

Visa Requirements:

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