London South Bank University

Course Introduction

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.

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).

Course Additional Entry

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

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,000  Academic year. First year home fees