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Behaviour Analysis and Intervention, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
Specialist and multi-disciplinary services are evolving to meet the needs of children and adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour is described as challenging. This programme provides enhanced training in meeting the needs of such individuals, aiming to support true inclusion and facilitate choice and empowerment. 
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You’ll be encouraged to use reflective frameworks to explore practice issues. Consideration of current research and evidence will allow you to critique best practice and enhance opportunities for service users.

  • A multi-disciplinary course offering the opportunity to learn in a supportive environment;
  • Preparation and support for working with individuals who have learning disabilities and associated issues;
  • A programme considering the needs of children and adults with learning disabilities;
  • Increase your knowledge and develop practice to improve opportunities for people with behaviour described as challenging;
  • Developed with practitioners and employers.

Career Prospects

The courses are very practically focused and involve you actively engaging with people who have a learning disability. Support from employers and service users allows you to flourish as a critical learner and support their practice.Developed with practitioners and in response to user and carer groups, the programme will help you work with people with learning disabilities to support their opportunities within society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include
  • Student Centred Work Based Learning
  • Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Designing and Implementing Intervention Programmes 
  • Ethical and Moral Dilemmas in Health

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

You should hold a GCSE at Grade C or Grade 4 in English Language or equivalent or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (with 6.0 achieved in the written and spoken language element of the test, completed within the last two years).

You should have 240 UK credits with 120 at level 4 (Cert HE) and 120 at level 5 (Dip HE). Alternatively, students who are over 21 will be considered if they can demonstrate the ability to study at degree level by the successful completion of a 20 credit Edge Hill University degree level module.

You will have an interview with a pathway coordinator to verify that you meet the entry requirements and plan your pathway to ensure the programme will meet your individual needs.

Work Experience

To join this programme you must be working in a suitable health and social care or third sector setting and have access to the appropriate client groups for the duration of their studies.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    34 GBP/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34 GBP per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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