University of East London

Course Introduction

This is a new and innovative postgraduate course that will enable you to study and research current, relevant issues concerning autism spectrum conditions and to develop knowledge of inclusive pedagogy and practice. It is suitable for teachers and allied professionals working within educational settings who wish to deepen and extend their knowledge of ASC and inclusion. This course will help you to develop the skills to reflect critically on your own practice and current research. It will enable you to contribute to school development and strategic vision concerning ASC. This course is relevant to both mainstream and specialist settings. The aim is to help teachers and other professionals respond effectively to the needs of pupils with autism spectrum conditions (ASC).

You will also explore a range of strategies to support learning and consider best practice. Throughout the course, you will be helped to develop a critical understanding of theory alongside the practical knowledge you will gain. You will be encouraged to make links between theory and your own practice, and become a reflective practitioner who is able to think proactively and strategically about provision for pupils with special and additional learning needs. This course will help you develop a range of transferrable skills that are desirable in a wide range of careers. These skills include knowledge of theories, legislation, policy and practice, computer literacy, planning and time management and written communication. However, this course could also support your career in areas such as therapy, support work, social work, educational psychology and work with adults with additional needs.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert European Fees
2 years
Part Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need a 2.2 Honours degree.
  • International entry requirements: Students should have an overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).
  • IELTS score: 6.5