MA - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, MPhil - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, PhD - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care.
This programme is an advanced professional development programme involving some or
all of the following: distance learning; study workshops; service placement visits; and a clinical placement (which can be in your home area). Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities can be completed mainly by distance learning, with a residential workshop in the spring.
Accreditation of Prior Learning and Prior Experiential Learning may be possible on this programme. You can transfer between this programme and other programmes offered by Tizard and also between levels, subject to meeting admission requirements.
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.