Taught course

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Development and Society

Entry requirements

You need a degree or equivalent. 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 intellectually high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome, considering the issues it raises and ways in which to provide appropriate support for people on the spectrum. 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.

Key points
• Suitable for a wide range of professionals working with autism and Asperger Syndrome.
• Learn how to develop your personal/professional practice in relation to autism and Asperger Syndrome.
• Gain insight into related behavioural issues, risk assessment and forensic issues.
• Develop ways to understand social interaction, communication, sensory issues, and diagnostic issues.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

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