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Autism Studies

Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

Postgraduate Certificate Blended
12 months
Duration
4930 EUR/year
2500 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The one-year Level 9 Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is accredited by the University of Limerick and is delivered as a partnership between Mary Immaculate College and Middletown Centre for Autism. 

Overview

Taught in five modules, the Autism Studies from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick uses combination of face-to-face and online teaching methods. The modules are taught by experienced professionals from both MIC and Middletown Centre for Autism and will explore overlapping areas from experiential, educational, supportive and behavioural perspectives.

Key Features

Mary Immaculate is a College of Education and the Liberal Arts and has been providing teacher education. Mary Immaculate has considerable experience and expertise in the provision of teacher education in the area of Special and Inclusive Education including autism. The College’s Department of Educational Psychology, Inclusive and Special Education is led by Dr Patricia Daly, who is a co-organiser of this course on autism.

Middletown Centre for Autism is funded by the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Education in Northern Ireland to promote excellence in the education of people with autism. As such, the Centre works on a referral basis with children who have complex needs in school and the Centre is one of the main providers of training for parents and educational professionals in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation

The one-year Level 9 Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies is accredited by the University of Limerick.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Autism
  • Visual Learning Styles
  • Behaviour
  • Sensory
  • Anxiety Management
  • Promotion of an Autism-Competent Environment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 ECTS

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies (GCAS) provides candidates with 30 ECTS/60 CAT points.

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree, a level 8 qualification or equivalent in any discipline is required for or equivalent in any discipline is required for entry to this programme.
  • Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of their proficiency level English in the form of an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) composite score of 6.5 – 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in any one component, or IELTS equivalent accepted by UL. Such applicants will also be required to undergo an interview through English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4930 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4930 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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