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Positive Behaviour Support

University of Glasgow

36 months
Duration
4550 GBP/year
4550 GBP/year
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About

This programme at the University of Glasgow will develop your knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support and its use for supporting people with intellectual disabilities, particularly those with additional and complex support needs.

Overview

Why this programme

  • The Positive Behaviour Support programme of the University of Glasgow is one-of-a-kind. There is no other university-based Positive Behaviour Support qualification available in Scotland.
  • It is also a unique qualification within the wider UK, with its specific focus on implementation and practical skills.
  • The programme closes a skills gap within services that offer support to people with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviours, including health, social care, and education settings.
  • This programme is well-placed to meet Sottish and UK Government guidance in relation to best practice for supporting people with intellectual disabilities and complex support needs.
  • The approach of the programme is practical and practice-based, supporting you to apply your learning in practice, while still gaining a university qualification.
  • It will allow you to develop skills in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating Positive Behaviour Support interventions.
  • You will have an opportunity to develop your skills based on your current professional role.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding & Assessing Challenging Behaviour
  • Developing & Implementing Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Monitoring & Evaluating Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Complex Care Needs and Positive Behaviour Support
  • Advanced Positive Behaviour Support Strategies
  • Implementing Positive Behaviour Support in Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 honours degree, typically in nursing, psychology, social work, or other relevant social sciences, OR comparable professional qualifications.
  • At least three years relevant experience within the health and social care sector working (paid or voluntary) with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • All applicants must have a current role in services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Work experience

  • At least three years relevant experience within the health and social care sector working (paid or voluntary) with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    4550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

PgDip

  • UK/EU/International: £9,100 (total cost)
PgCert
  • UK/EU/International: £4,550 (total cost)

Funding

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