Taught course

Education - Challenging Behaviour

Oxford Brookes University · School of Education

Entry requirements

Students should normally have a first degree.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a three module course that will give you an overview of individual and contextual factors which may influence children and young people's behaviour. You will explore challenging behaviour from a variety of perspectives.

Why choose this course?

  • This course has been specifically designed for those working with children and young people who exhibit challenging behaviour.
  • You will explore a variety of alternative perspectives for understanding challenging behaviour and associated social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • Alongside Oxford Brookes academics you will be taught by professionals working in a variety of roles in settings within Oxfordshire Local Authority.
  • You will be able to network with other practitioners and access information about local jobs specialising in work with children and young people who exhibit challenging behaviour.
  • The School of Education at Oxford Brookes combines high quality teaching and significant research and consultancy activity.
  • The School is a focal point for lively, informed debate on education through close partnership with local schools and colleges and our open seminar and lecture programmes.

Information for international students

Please see the university's standard English language requirements

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0) 1865 488388