|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|Study modes:||full-time, part-time|
This programme is an advanced professional development programme and includes distance learning, workshops and clinical placements (which can be in your home area).
*Deadline for Tizard Postgraduate Taught Applications for entry in September 2020 – 1st JULY 2020*
Due to a high number of applicants this year we have been forced to put in place a deadline for receipt of applications for those wishing to be considered for entry to
September 2020 intake.
Please therefore ensure that your full application (containing reference, all required documentation and evidence of English Language qualifications if relevant) is submitted online via the “Apply Now” link no later than 23:59 BST on Wednesday, 1st July 2020.
Incomplete applications, or applications received after 1st July 2020, will be considered for the September 2021 cohort.
Coursework is taught through a mixture of web-based resources, directed reading, videos, lectures, seminars and practical sessions, supported by a number of workshops, where you work with skilled professionals and have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with fellow students.
You work in two different placements during the course of the programme: a service placement based at the Tizard Centre and an individual clinical placement based in a community learning disability team or social care service. You complete a dissertation which must be based on empirical research in services.
The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and has excellent links with health and social care organisations, and other relevant establishments.
The Centre is at the forefront of learning and research in autism, intellectual disability and community care, and in 2013 received a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its outstanding work in these areas.
The Centre has excellent links with health and social care organisations, and other relevant establishments. Our primary aims, through research, teaching and consultancy, are:
The Tizard Centre is recognised as leading the field in deinstitutionalisation and community living, challenging behaviour, quality of staff support, sexuality and autism, and has had a significant impact on national policies in these areas. We are committed to addressing issues arising from social inequality.