12 months
15150 GBP/year
7300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Autism course at the University of Strathclyde is suitable for anyone looking to pursue full-time study in this area. Our full-time MSc version of the programme is open to international students.


The Autism course at the University of Strathclyde provides a critical understanding of the conceptual frameworks relevant to understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This Master’s level course enables you to understand complex cognitive and affective theories essential to supporting the autism profile. This knowledge will enable you to translate theory into practice and to critically evaluate evidence-based approaches to intervention. Receive input from internationally-respected autism experts.

The course is assessed through written coursework that draws on academic study and reflection on practical experiences in education.

Learning & teaching

The course is taught through a range of student and staff-led research seminars that you’ll participate in.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Conceptual Frameworks in Autism
  •  The Spectrum of Autism
  •  Responding to the Impact of Autism
  •  Approaches and Interventions
  •  Emotional Wellbeing
  •  Experiential Placement
  •  Research Methods and Reasoning
  •  Dissertation
  •  Becoming a Trainer
  •  Counseling Skills in Autism
  •  Independent Study Module

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Bachelor (Hons) degree in a related discipline and direct experience of living or working with individuals on the autism spectrum.
  •  Experience is essential as students must demonstrate theory to practice links.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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