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Autism (Adults)

University of Birmingham

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36 months
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5665 GBP/year
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About

The Autism (Adults) programme from University of Birmingham is appropriate for practitioners working with adults across the autism spectrum in a range of services and in both specialist and mainstream environments. 

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Overview

The Autism (Adults) programme from University of Birmingham will draw upon your own experience as a practitioner, and through the set assessments, you will consider how your learning informs your practice.

The University of Birmingham is a leading provider of degree-level education in autistic spectrum disorders in the UK - offering Professional Development courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

Our courses develop real insight and encourage reflective practice. You will be tutored by senior practitioners and researchers in the field who work within the Autism Centre for Education and Research (ACER). 

You will have access to an extensive library, research materials and a large online community of students in the field of autism. 

Academic credits and qualifications can be used as a springboard to further study and we accept both vocational and academic qualifications as entry criteria.

The Autism (Adults) programme from University of Birmingham aims to provide you with knowledge of the autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome, based on theory, research and practice. You will be taught to consider how autism theory applies to the individuals that you support in their adult lives, and what this should mean for your own practice. 

The following awards are offered for this programme.

  • AdCert (Level H) Three core modules
  • PGCert (Level M) Three core modules
  • BPhil (Level H) Three core modules plus one optional module and a 10,000 word dissertation
  • PGDip (Level M) Three core modules plus three optional modules
  • MEd (Level M) Three core modules plus two optional modules, PIE and a 15,000 word dissertation

Careers

All of our Autism (Adults) courses fall under the umbrella of Continuing Professional Development. They are regarded as evidence of professional specialism for practitioners working in the field, in whatever sector. Anecdotally we know from feedback that many of our students gain promoted posts or other means of formal recognition as a direct result of their Autism (Adults) qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Autism Adults: Understanding and Working with the Continuum of Need 
  • Autism Adults: Intervention, Support and Education 
  • A Special Studies Module 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The level at which you study will normally depend on your previous academic qualifications and professional experience. 
  • For applicants who do not hold a recognised degree or equivalant, there are opportunities for you to progress through undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5665 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5665 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3683 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3683 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Home/EU: 

  • AdCert £3,782
  • BPhil £3,782
  • PGCert £3,782
  • PGDip £3,782
Overseas:
  • AdCert £8,370
  • BPhil £8,370
  • PGCert £5,665
  • PGDip £5,665

Funding

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