Taught course

Applied Behaviour Analysis

Institution
University of Kent · Tizard Centre
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree in a social science discipline; voluntary, professional or family experience of children or adults with a learning disability and/or autism.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme seeks to develop a critical understanding of concepts and principles of applied behaviour analysis.

It provides you with a detailed knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities and experience of practice or conducting research in this field. The programme is for both recent graduates and experienced practitioners. Benefits include academic and professional support from some of the UK’s leading applied behaviour analysts and intellectual and developmental disability researchers. The programme also provides the necessary coursework to apply to sit the international examination for certification as a behaviour analyst. Please note, the PCert cannot be studied on a part-time basis but the PDip and MSc can be studied either full-time or part-time.

Modules

Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by examination, essay, practical assignment, video. Dissertation of 10,000 words or, for work-based learning option, 7,000-word case report and video.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding webpages for the most current information and application process.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Social policy, Sociology and Social Research (subject enquiries)
Email
sspssr-pg-admin@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827958