Autism Spectrum Conditions and Learning at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

The 2015 Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (DfE/DoH) specifies that all teachers must be seen as teachers of pupils with SEN and take responsibility for the progress of all learners in their class. With an estimated 1.6 per cent of the population diagnosed with autism and an increased focus on inclusion, this course allows you to develop your knowledge and understanding of pupils with autism. 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 autism 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 autism.


Critical Approaches to Inclusive Education (Mental Wealth) (core); Understanding Autism

Assessment method

Due to the practical nature of the programme, there are no examinations. The Postgraduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Conditions and Learning is assessed by coursework. Each module assessment will typically be a single submission portfolio of 5,000 words or equivalent. Assessment tasks will involve critical reflection, professional work-based tasks and critical engagement with research and current thinking in autism.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree or above in the subject area applicant plans to teach. All applicants MUST have GCSE English and Maths grade A*/9 to C/4.

Fees and funding

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Autism Spectrum Conditions and Learning at University of East London - UCAS