Taught course

Working with Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

University of Cumbria · Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

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Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a first or second class honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are interested in autism from a professional or personal perspective, want to find beneficial ways of interacting with people on the autistic spectrum and even challenge discrimination - our course is designed for you.

Our MSc Working with Individuals on the Autism Spectrum is centred on individual, humanistic approaches. We developed it based on the real-life experience of people on the autism spectrum and in consultation with stakeholders, so you will have first-hand examples to shape your learning.

Research also plays a large part in our programme and ensures that students have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills of evidence based practices and approaches.

You will gain a greater understanding of the autistic spectrum, explore beneficial ways of interacting with individuals, as well as, assessment and diagnosis, behaviours and emotions, sensory and perceptual issues.

As part of the course you will be supported to develop and implement a project aimed at improving the lives of, and opportunities for People with autism.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
0333 363 7094