Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions at New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling - UCAS

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Course summary

The New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling NSPC has been involved in research and teaching in autism and neurodiversity since its inception in 1998. The online courses provide in-depth theory, understanding of clinical issues and practice, and research skills. NSPC believes that improving awareness, and high quality assessments and services for autistic and neurodiverse individuals is paramount. Continued research into autism and increasing the understanding of what life is like for autism and neurodiverse individuals is essential worldwide. The distance learning nature of the course means that students can learn in a flexible format that fits around work and personal commitments. The course is wholly online and is accessed by students across the world. Learning incorporates theory, references to real world settings, skills and research. Students learn together in a collaborative way, sharing knowledge and experience. The courses provide professional development for those supporting autistic and neurodiverse individuals. If you are qualified in a relevant professional field, these courses will qualify you to practice as a specialist within that area. However, the programmes are also of interest to those wanting to study autism and neurodiversity solely from an academic and research perspective. Including for parent, carers or individuals with a neurodiversity who want access to the latest research, and information about services. Features of the course you might like: Students can exit with a Postgraduate certificate in ADHD or Autism, or Postgraduate Diploma in Autism. Prior learning and experience can be granted for modules taught at level 7; and this can be discussed at interview.


YEAR 1 Autism Spectrum Disorder, Development Through the Life Span, Neuropsychological and neurobiological approaches to atypical development, Research Methods Module. YEAR 2 Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Communication disorders and developmental coordination disorders OR atypical speech, language and motor development, Social, Cultural, and ethical issues, Research Supervision.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in any subject (equivalent experience may be acceptable) Fluent English Personal suitability to be determined at interview Reliable internet connection

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1140 Module
International £1140 Module
England £1140 Module
Northern Ireland £1140 Module
Scotland £1140 Module
Wales £1140 Module
Channel Islands £1140 Module
Republic of Ireland £1140 Module

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The cost of individual modules is £1,140.
Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions at New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling - UCAS