MPhil Special Education (Weekend)

Program Introduction

The MPhil Special Education 2024 develops a student's knowledge about the concepts and issues related to special education, enhances their understanding of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives. It gives participants the ability to evaluate, analyze and synthesize evidence, theory and practice, and helps them to apply theoretical frameworks to professional policy and practice.

This program also offers a comprehensive focus on contemporary debates within special education including national and international policies and approaches. It is uniquely designed program which caters to the need of consultants, researchers and academic leaders in the field of special education. The program mounts a strong commitment to excellence in teacher education and professional development.

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS&H) at UMT offers a two-year MPhil Special Education degree program. This program gives a solid foundation in research, policy, pedagogy, and develops a practical understanding and relevant skills required for professionals in special education. Foreign-trained faculty is hired to transform the program into an exemplary seat of learning.

The program’s curriculum and instructional methodology are benchmarked to international standards. Current lines of research in the field of special education are explored and participants of the program are encouraged to develop both vision and capacity to undertake emerging issues and problems to work out indigenous solutions.

MPhil program offers four courses, which enriches the theoretical as well as practical knowledge in special education. This stream includes comparative special education, differentiated curriculum, and instruction, current lines of research in special needs education and advanced studies of any one disability ranging from intellectual impairments, visual impairments, hearing impairments to physical impairment. Additionally, the four general courses develops research expertise and critical thinking to review education practices at macro level such as educational policies, funding and quality assurance in education.

The graduates of MPhil Special Education gain the experience of planning and research methodologies. They are able to lead the roles of an occupational therapist, a teacher for the visually and hearing impaired, school counselor, speech therapist, etc. 

Program Details

2 Years

Entry to the program is managed in a case-to-case basis. In broad terms admission is available to those who meet the following requirements, Along with at least 2.0/4.0 CGPA or 50% in case of an annual system.

  • Master's degree in Special Education
  • Master's degree in Psychology
  • Master's degree in Education
  • BS Special Need Education




  • GAT(General)/ UMT Graduate Admission Test(at least 50%)
  • Admission Interview by UMT
  • No third division in the entire academic career


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