MSc Professional Practice (Learning Disability)

The MSc Professional Practice (Learning Disability) is open to all professionals working with people who have a learning disability. Professionals working with this client group need to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in order to meet the clients’ changing needs.

The aim of this postgraduate course in Learning Disability nursing is to transform your practice and thus improve the quality of care for service users. Module content and delivery is underpinned by the latest research evidence, which ensures that this award meets the challenges of the demanding and dynamic environments that health and social care practitioners work in today.

What you will study


Core modules

  • Research methods
  • Dissertation

Specialist modules

There modules relate directly to this degree.

Autistic Spectrum Disorder
This 20 credit module covers areas such as Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorders; autism; Asperger’s syndrome; incidence and prevalence, diagnosis; assessment strategies; related syndromes and conditions; bio-psycho-social factors; diet; pharmacotherapy; environmental considerations; communication methods; TEACCH; therapeutic approaches;

Contemporary Issues in Learning Disability
This 20 credit module covers areas such as local, national and international...

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This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2018