Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

This course is suitable for individuals with Asperger Syndrome or a parent, teacher, clinician or professional associated with people with Asperger Syndrome. It gives students an in depth exploration of what Asperger Syndrome is and highlights some of the associated issues. It gives students an insight into some of the ways of developing appropriate support for individuals, as well as how to develop professional practice across all disciplines. Students explore some of the specific cognitive differences and sensory and perceptual issues in Asperger Syndrome. Risk assessment and forensic issues are examined as well as behavioural problems and ways of supporting people with Asperger Syndrome. Students also explore developmental issues and ways of developing social skills and diagnosis as well as being offered the perspectives of individuals with Asperger Syndrome.

Entry requirements

You need a degree or equivalent. If English is not your first language you normally need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and 6.5 in writing.

Course modules

Autism and Asperger Syndrome and social behaviour, cognitive differences and sensory issues; autism and Asperger Syndrome and developmental issues, relationships, high risk and offending behaviour, diagnosis and individuals' perspectives.

Assessment methods

Asperger syndrome module 1 - 6,000 word assignment; policy and practice module two - 6,000 word assignment.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time November 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time November 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time November 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time November 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time November 2016 GBP 3,835 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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