University of Kent

University of Kent

Analysis and Intervention in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This programme involves deinstitutionalisation and community living, challenging behaviour, quality of staff support, sexuality and autism, and has had a significant impact on national policies in these areas.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, typically in psychology or other relevant social sciences, or comparable professional qualifications and experience. Analysis and intervention in intellectual and developmental disabilities students also need some practical experience in services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Course modules

Modules include: Behavioural analysis and intervention; research methods; service issues; social psychology of intellectual and developmental disabilities and social psychology of autism.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a one-hour web-based multiple-choice exam and an extended essay. In addition, the research methods module involves 2 short assignments and 1 worked problem. Placements are assessed by two 2,000-word service reports and 1 4,000-word case report, plus feedback by placement supervisors.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,160 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,890 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,160 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,160 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,160 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,460 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,640 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,430 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,070 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

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Key information

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01227 827272