University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Autism

The course is available on a full-time, part-time and distance learning basis and is open to: teachers; medical and healthcare staff; educational psychologists; speech and language therapists; residential, community care or social work staff; voluntary sector personnel. The course aims to promote effective practice and develop empathy and understanding of the needs of individuals with autism and their families and carers. Applications from parents, family members and individuals on the spectrum are welcome.

Entry requirements

1st degree or equivalent qualification and have direct experience of living or working with individuals on the autism spectrum; some applicants may be eligible for accreditation for prior experience and learning.

Course modules

PG Cert and PG Dip Modules: conceptual frameworks in autism; the spectrum of autism; responding to the impact of autism: approaches and interventions. PG Dip module: emotional wellbeing; elective classes. PG Dip modules: becoming a trainer; counselling skills in autism.

Assessment methods

The nature of assessment is in accordance with the learning outcomes for each specific module. This typically takes the form of a 4,000-word essay or equivalent submission.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MEd Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (England) 24 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,200 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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