Taught course

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Development and Society

Entry requirements

You need a degree or equivalent. Applicants will also be considered based on relevant experience. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

If English is not your first language you normally need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and 6.5 in writing.

Months of entry

October, March

Course content

Run in collaboration with the National Autistic Society, this course offers you an in-depth exploration into theory and practice related to autism and Asperger Syndrome. Covering and critiquing a range of autism theories and relating them thelived experiences of autistic children and adults this course is a valuable qualification for anyone interested in the autism field.

It is suitable for you if you have autism/Asperger Syndrome, are a parent/carer or are a professional who works with individuals with an autism diagnosis.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12-24 months months

Course contact details

Development and Society
+44 (0)114 225 5555