Teesside University

Teesside University

Autism Practice

You focus on the person-centred support of service users and apply supportive interventions and strategies in ways that build upon previous study and employment/practice experiences. You advance your knowledge and understanding of autism spectrum conditions, enabling you to develop your knowledge of the discipline of specialist autism practice. You apply theories and constructs related to autism in a workplace setting in order to make sense of complex situations and enhance your skills development through action or problem-based projects and practical experience. The course facilitates the development of leading change and service improvement, developing services to meet diverse needs of people with autism, underpinned by a sound ethical framework.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2.2 and above in a related field, however, applicants with non-standard entry requirements are considered on an individual basis. You must also show evidence of recent study.

Course modules

Core modules: Advancing practice when working with people with autism spectrum conditions; designing research projects; evidence-based practice; service improvement for autism spectrum conditions.

Assessment methods

Each module has individual assessment strategies, including student presentation, case studies, written reflection based on practice, essays, reports, research proposal and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176