Autism Studies (Distance Learning), Master | University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Autism Studies (Distance Learning)

12 months
Duration
9000 GBP/year
6600 GBP/year
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About

The Autism Studies (Distance Learning) programme from University of Kent provides the academic background necessary for good practice both with autistic individuals and organisations that provide or arrange support.

Overview

The Autism Studies (Distance Learning) programme from University of Kent is designed for graduates and practitioners, giving you the confidence to apply an advanced level of knowledge to many real-life situations. Gain a specialist, vocational qualification that will develop your career in the field of intellectual disabilities and autism.

Reasons to study Autism Studies (Distance Learning) at Kent

  • Study alongside some of the UK’s leading academics working in autism, learning disability and community care.
  • We offer a range of funding opportunities to fund your studies.
  • As a student or graduate, you can join the Tizard Practitioners’ Network of experts in the field.
  • Our distance learning course allows you to fit your studies around your work and personal life.
  • Receive academic and professional support from leading clinicians and researchers in the field of intellectual disabilities and autism.
  • Benefit from our excellent links with health and social care organisations, and other relevant establishments.

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 Developmental Disabilities by Distance Learning 
  • Extended Essay 
  • Social Psychology of Autism 
  • Social Psychology of Autism: Advanced
  • Case Study Assessment and Intervention 
  • Research Project in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 GBP per year during 12 months.

MAEU and International Full-Time £3,300UK part-time: £4,500PCert UK Full Time: £2,200EU and International Full Time: £3,000, Part-time: £1,500UK Part Time: £1,100PDip UK Full Time: £4,400EU and International Full Time: £6,000, Part-time: £3,000UK Part Time: £ 2,200

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Autism Studies (Distance Learning).

Available Scholarships

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Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
26 Apr 2024
British Council GREAT Scholarship China, Ghana, Greece, India, Kenya, Thailand, Turkey
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
17 Nov 2024
British Council GREAT Scholarship: Ghana, Kenya and Pakistan - January
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
35700 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Croucher Foundation Scholarships (for students from Hong Kong)
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
16 Jul 2024
The BAME in Higher Education Ambition Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
18622 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
SoCoBio, South Coast Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership (BBSRC)
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship for conversion MSc in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Christine and Ian Bolt Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
The Widening Participation Ambition Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Paris School of Arts and Culture Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Sports Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Mar 2024
International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Kent Business School Hardship Bursary
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2500 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Kent Business School Course Director's Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
22 Sep 2024
Music Performance Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Kent
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
31 May 2024
Global Wales Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
31 May 2024
GREAT Scholarships at University of Derby
Merit-based Need-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
14 May 2024
Study a Masters in Europe Scholarships
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Merit-based Need-based

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DFID/UK Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Government of the United Kingdom
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
Wear & I Fashion Pioneer Scholarship
Merit-based

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WEAR & I
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Rapid Formations
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTSing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
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