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Autism Studies (Distance Learning)

University of Kent

12 months
Duration
8100 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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About

This Autism Studies (Distance Learning) programme from University of Kent is an advanced professional development programme involving some or all of the following: distance learning; study workshops. Autism Studies can be completed mainly by distance learning.

Overview

Programme aims

This Autism Studies (Distance Learning) programme from University of Kent aims to:

  • provide you with a detailed knowledge of autism and other developmental disabilities
  • provide you with experience of conducting research or intervention in the field of autism.

Careers

Our postgraduate courses improve employability prospects for both those with established careers and new entrants to the field. Many of our students already work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in professional, management or supporting capacities.

Our programmes support their continuing professional development and enhance their opportunities for career advancement. Other students, who are at the beginning of their careers, move on to a range of professional roles in health and social care including working as psychologists in learning disability or behavioural specialists in community learning disability teams; service management of development roles; clinical psychology training or a PhD.

Career destinations include working as a clinical specialist, special needs advisor, autism teacher and ABA tutor for various health and special needs organisations such as the Step by Step School, Special Help 4 Special Needs and WA Health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Behaviour Analysis and Intervention 
  • Service issues in Intellectual and Development Disabilities
  • Extended Essay
  • Social Psychology of Autism
  • Social Psychology of Autism: Advanced 
  • Case Study Assessment and Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree, typically in psychology or other relevant social sciences, or comparable professional qualifications and experience.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU - £6100

Part-time:

  • UK - £3000
  • EU - £3050
  • International - £4050

Funding

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.

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