London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Education (Autism)

The courses focuses on learning from the authentic voices of people with personal experience of autism and the expectation that students will engage critically with received wisdom about autism. The course engages with education across the age range from early years to adulthood, and is relevant to a wide diversity of settings. Students on the programme include experienced professionals, people who identify with autism and parents /allies of people on the spectrum.

Entry requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent. Please discuss your qualifications with the admissions tutor if you are unsure

Course modules

Year 1 Understanding autism and learning; Option 1 or National SENCO award part 1 Year 2 Option 2 or National SENCO award part 2; Researching special needs in education; Commence dissertation Year 3 Dissertation; Options, Teaching and learning: the needs of learners with special needs, autism and disability; Autism, individuality and identity; Special education needs and disability (SEND).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 calendar years
MA Part-time £ 2,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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