The degree in BS Honors Special Needs Education (four year degree program) has been launched at UMT to prepare professionals to provide most appropriate learning support to the children with special needs. The curriculum and instructional methodology has been properly supported by sign interpreters and benchmarked to the international standards. The participants will be able to pursue higher studies anywhere in the world after completing this program. The program is in conformity to the International Movement for Inclusive Education and The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
It enables students to understand general principles and practices in the education of students with special needs and acquire specialist knowledge and skills in one area of specialization. The areas of specialization offered include hearing impairment, intellectual impairment, physical handicap and visual impairment. The program is a blend of theory and practice. The option of internship is available for those who intend to join teaching as a profession.
12 years of formal education with minimum 2nd Division
4 years (8 Semesters)
The graduates are eligible to apply for the following positions.
- Junior/Senior Special Education Teachers-Govt. of the Punjab (BPS-16 & BPS-17).
- Educators (BPS-16)
- Lecturers in Special Education Institutions (Both Govt. and Private)
- Research Officers in various departments
- Independent consultants and community service providers
Career counseling facility is also available for the students and graduates in the department.