Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Education in Autism in Ireland

  • Course Name: Master of Education in Autism()
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  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Education in Autism

  • Dublin City University Dublin City University, Dublin  
    Delivery Modes: Part-Time

    Duration: 2 Years

    About the course:
    The Masters of Education in Autism is designed to meet the professional and personal needs of educators seeking to acquire deep expertise in the area of evidence informed education for pupils on the autism spectrum. There is a particular focus on the translation of research evidence and theory into best practices in schools.
    Graduates will develop the skills and knowledge to effectively collaborate with others and lead the development of a culture of inclusion for students on the autism spectrum in primary, post-primary or special schools, and other recognized educational centres.

    Aims of the programme:
    • To develop expertise in fostering and supporting whole-school inclusive practice for pupils on the autism spectrum.
    • To develop a deep understanding regarding the strengths and profiles of pupils on the autism spectrum,
    • To gain practical support and expert guidance in using assessment to inform accurate pupil profiles and facilitate individualized planning to support inclusive education.
    • To develop awareness regarding a range of evidence-informed pedagogical approaches shown to be appropriate for pupils on the autism spectrum.
    • To develop the skills to lead and collaborate with colleagues, young people, and parents to foster inclusive school settings that meet the needs of an increasingly diverse pupil population.

    Programme structure and content:
    The role of evidence-informed practice in the classroom, innovative approaches to collaboration, and whole-school approaches to supporting inclusion will be emphasized in this programme. Learners will also master a range of relevant research methods and complete a level 9 dissertation.
    You will take five core modules in first year, with classes delivered on campus and online. There will be two teaching practice visits to scaffold translation of programme content to professional practice. Second year will comprise of three modules focusing on collaborative practice, whole-school inclusion and educational inquiry and thesis.

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