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Professional Development

If you are seeking to develop your understanding of challenging behaviour and/or learning disability the following academic courses may be of interest. Click on the name of the University below to read the course details.

Please note that inclusion on this list should not be taken as a recommendation by the Challenging Behaviour Foundation. Please contact Universities directly for further details.

 

Learning Disability Nursing (Undergraduate)

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF YORK

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND

DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF WEST LONDON

UNIVERSITY OF HULL

 

Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)

UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER - POSTGRADUATE 

A part-time MSc course.

UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER - UNDERGRADUATE

An introductory online course aimed at parents and professionals.

BANGOR UNIVERSITY

Full-time or part-time postgraduate courses - Masters (MSc), Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) or Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert).

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, BELFAST

Full-time or part-time postgraduate courses - MSc or PgCert.

TIZARD CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT

Full-time or part-time postgraduate courses - MSc, PDip or PCert.

TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN

Full-time 1 year MSc course.

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY

Full-time 2 year MSc course.


Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)

TIZARD CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT

One-year, full-time undergraduate diploma in PBS.

TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY

28-week degree course for practitioners: 'Developing Positive Approaches to Supporting People who Behaviour is Described as Challenging'

UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD, NHS WALES

Accredited courses in PBS - Advanced Ceritificate, Professional Certificate, Professional Diploma)

 

Degrees about Autism 

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, BELFAST

PgCert, PgDip, and MSc in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

TIZARD CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Undergraduate (online) course in Autism, and Postgraduate courses in Autism in adults and children.

SWANSEA UNIVERSITY

Masters and Postgraduate courses in Autism and Related Conditions.

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Part time postgraduate degrees in Autism and Learning. 

UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON

Part time course in Professional Educational Studies course which can specialise in teaching people with Autism.

NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Autism Postgraduate Certificate.

SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

Part time postgraduate degrees in Autism Spectrum (MSc, PGDip, PgCert).

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Postgraduate degrees in Autism (MEd, PgDip, PgCert).

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES

MA in Special Educational Needs (Autism Spectrum Disorder).

MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

Part time MA in Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

 

Degrees about learning/intellectual disabilities

TIZARD CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Postgraduate taught degree in Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate).

UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH

MSc in Applied Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities (full time and part time).

BRISTOL UNIVERSITY

MSc, PgCert or PgDip in 'Disability Studies: Inclusive Theory & Research'.

 

The National Autistic Society provides a comprehensive list of Universities and Colleges offering professional development on autism and related conditions. Please click here for more information

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