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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - PCert, PDip, MA

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - PCert, PDip, MA

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Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | 27-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

People With Disabilities (Social Work) Literacy / Special Needs Teaching

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme is an advanced professional development programme involving some or all of the following: distance learning; study workshops. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities can be completed mainly by distance learning.

Teaching and assessment

Each of the four taught modules is assessed by a computer-based exam and an extended essay. In addition, the Research Methods module involves short assignments and a worked problem.

Programme aims

This programme aims to: provide you with detailed knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities and ability to interpret research in this field; provide you with detailed knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities and knowledge of how to conduct and interpret research in this field (MA, PDip only).

Careers

Our postgraduate courses improve employability prospects for both those with established careers and new entrants to the field. Many of our students already work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in professional, management or supporting capacities.

Our programmes support their continuing professional development and enhance their opportunities for career advancement. Other students, who are at the beginning of their careers, move on to a range of professional roles in health and social care including working as psychologists in learning disability or behavioural specialists in community learning disability teams; service management of development roles; clinical psychology training or a PhD.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree, typically in psychology or other relevant social sciences, or comparable professional qualifications and experience. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

University information

The University of Kent is a place where people can sharpen their focus with postgraduate study. It is known as the UK’s European university and has postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris, as well as two UK campuses in Canterbury and Medway. As a postgraduate, students will have the opportunity to study full or part-time on the majority of programmes offered in one of Kent’s European centres. Kent offer postgraduate students...more