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SED offers a 4-years undergraduate curriculum, with courses on 4 main categories:

  • Special Education
  • Pedagogy & Sociology
  • Psychology & Language
  • Sciences

The following list includes the compulsory and elective courses that are offered during the 4-year course (8 semesters).

If you aim to visit SED as an Erasmus student or if you are interested in learning more information about a particular course, please contact the Departmental coordinator that has signed the agreement with your University (Magda Nikolaraizi or Iulia Nisiotou) beforehand, who will inform you and also help you to choose the available and appropriate courses.

1st Year (detailed description of the courses)

1st Semester (winter)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Introduction to ICT Applications
  2. Introduction to Ecology
  3. Introduction to the Education of deaf and hard of hearing Children
  4. Learning Disabilities
  5. Foreign Language I

Elective Courses

  1. Pathogenesis of handicap
  2. Introduction to Special Education
  3. Introduction to Linguistics
  4. Introduction to Sociology
  5. Clinical Child Neuropsychology
  6. The role of play in children’s learning

2nd Semester (spring)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Clinical Psychology: Psychological Problems of Childhood
  2. An Introduction to the Education of People with Visual Impairments
  3. Intellectual Disability
  4. The Spectrum of Autism
  5. Foreign Language II

Elective Courses

  1. Greek language
  2. Assessment and Special Education
  3. Health Education
  4. Biological Bases of Development
  5. Cognitive Development
  6. Language development of deaf children

 2nd Year (detailed description of the courses)

3rd Semester (winter)

Compulsory Courses

  1. The teaching of reading and writing
  2. Educational Psychology
  3. Research Methodology
  4. Main Mathematics Concepts and Techniques
  5. Foreign Language III

Elective Courses

  1. Education for Children with Severe Visual Impairments-Didactic Approaches
  2. Current Educational Models for Students with Autism
  3. Language Development
  4. Theories of Personality
  5. Theories of Socialization
  6. IT Applications in Learning and Special Education

 4th Semester (spring)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Teaching of Modern Greek Language
  2. Students with Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties: Educational Responses
  3. Psychophysiology
  4. Contemporary Educational Approaches
  5. Foreign Language IV

Elective Courses

  1. Environmental Education
  2. Τhe Differentiated Curriculum in the Education of Students with Severe Visual impairment
  3. Research Applications in Special Education
  4. Psychological and Educational Approaches to Intellectual Disability
  5. Didactics of Mathematics
  6. Statistics
  7. ICT Applications in Learning and Special Education
  8. The Role of Assessment and Differentiation in the Access of deaf Students to the Curriculum

 3rd Year (detailed description of the courses)

5th Semester (winter)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Introduction to Science Education
  2. Teaching Theory I
  3. Sociology of Education
  4. School Practice I-Primary Education
  5. School Practice 1-Preschool Education

Elective Courses

  1. Experimental Teaching of Science Education
  2. Teaching of Modern Greek as a Foreign Language
  3. Applied Educational Psychology
  4. Special Education: Educational Provision for Students with Behavior problems
  5. Qualitative Research Methods
  6. Instruction and Methodology of Early Education Activities I
  7. Psychophysiology of Learning Disorders
  8. Literacy Development of deaf Children
  9. Cognitive Functions and Intellectual Disability
  10. Instructional Strategies for Teaching Social Understanding to Students with Autism

6th Semester (spring)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Inclusive Pedagogy
  2. Movement Disorders-Multiple Disabilities
  3. Neuropsychology and Learning Disabilities
  4. School Practice II-Primary Education
  5. School Practice II-Preschool Education

Elective Courses

  1. Cognition and Learning Skills
  2. Concepts of Science Education in Early Childhood Education
  3. Classroom Behaviour Management
  4. Abnormal Psychology
  5. Instruction and Methodology of Early Childhood Activities II
  6. Science Education
  7. Educational Interventions for Learning Disabilities
  8. Applied Didactics of Mathematics

4th Year (detailed description of the courses)

7th Semester (winter)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Teaching Practice in Special Educational Settings I

Elective Courses

  1. Practice in the Laboratory about the Motor Skills Disorders and Visual Perception
  2. Main Geometrical Concepts and their teaching
  3. Clinical Psychology Workshop: Counseling in Parents and Children
  4. Physiology of Learning and Memory
  5. Applications in the Environmental Education
  6. Students with Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Problems: Educational Interventions
  7. Learning Social and Prevocational Skills
  8. The Braille-code: Development of Reading and Writing Skills
  9. Contemporary issues in special education

 8th Semester (spring)

Compulsory Courses

  1. Teaching Practice in Special Educational Settings II

Elective Courses

  1. Development of ICT: Applications for Learning and Special Education
  2. Social Ecology
  3. Sociological Analysis of Educational Needs: Perspectives and Problems of Educational Systems
  4. Neuropsychological Practice on pathology of language, memory and executive functions
  5. Multiliteracies and Education
  6. Psycholinguistics and Educational Applications
  7. Curricula for Children with Autism
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