At Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies) from Edge Hill University you will develop critical study skills, receive training in social science research methodologies and deliver a substantial research project. An optional international field trip enables you to gain an international perspective and outlook, with an additional opportunity to apply your knowledge and understanding in a work setting. The programme is suitable for professionals, teachers, support workers, recent graduates and those working with autistic people.
The programme will enhance your professional career opportunities and employability, preparing you for a wide variety of roles working with and supporting autistic people in the health and social care sectors, or in international development. With further training, you may wish to pursue a career in teaching, social work or counselling.
- Approaches, Interventions and Supporting Autistic People
- Contemporary Issues in Autism
- Critical Autism Studies
- Social Science Methodologies
- Deconstructing Challenging Behaviour
- Psychiatrised Childhoods
- Self-Directed Learning
- Work-Based Learning and Employability
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesCommunication Studies Sociology Special Education View 131 other Masters in Communication Studies in United Kingdom
- You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject such as social sciences or other human sciences.
- It may be possible to join the programme without a degree if you are in full-time employment, have a minimum of five years’ work experience, and can demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development through a portfolio and written statement.
- Applications are particularly welcomed from ‘experts by experience’, including autistic people, as well as their family members or carers.
- An interview will form part of the selection process if you do not meet the degree requirements outlined above.
- English Language Requirements
International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.
Tuition fees for part-time study on this MA are £39 per credit for UK students. This is equivalent to £780 per 20 credit module.
Living costs for Cambridge
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.