Bangor University

Bangor University

Applied Behaviour Analysis

This programme is aimed at those wishing to specialise in applied behaviour analysis; the course is designed to develop advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of the basic principles of behaviour analysis and the application of the principles within clinical and research settings; the programme has been developed by board certified behavior analysts (BCBA) in collaboration with the behavior analysts certification board (BACB); it covers their entire task list specifications and is recognised by the BACB as providing the content eligibility criteria necessary to sit the full BCBA exam.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2.2 undergraduate degree is required. Mature candidates (25 and over at the start of the course) with relevant experience who are not graduates may also gain entry to the certificate level of the course. On successful completion of the certificate course, such candidates would be eligible to progress to the diploma and Master's levels. International applicants will be given individual consideration.

Course modules

Modules include: principles of learning and behaviour; proposal I; ethics and functional assessment; research dissertation; advanced behaviour research methods; language and behaviour change; proposal I; research dissertation; behaviour change procedures; person-centred behaviour procedures; language and behaviour change; ethics and professional conduct.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examinations, oral presentations, case reports, essays, and a research thesis.

Sponsorship information

The University offers a wide range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus LL57 2DG Wales

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