MSc Behaviour Analysis and Therapy

This exciting and unique Masters degree in Behaviour Analysis and Therapy equips students with skills in behaviour analysis and therapy relevant to a range of educational and clinical settings.

Behaviour analysts focus on understanding how a person’s interactions with the environment influence behaviour. They use this information to design effective interventions that will help people learn more appropriate behaviours, as well as reducing challenging behaviour.

This MSc Behaviour Analysis and Therapy course provides a solid understanding of the scientific principles that underpin behaviour analysis, and the therapeutic techniques derived from those principles. You will be taught by a team of Board Certified Behaviour Analysts who are internationally-recognised for their research and clinical work in the field.

Our MSc is approved by the Behaviour Analysis Certification Board (BACB), which is the international regulatory body for the practice of behaviour analysis. Students who successfully complete the course will meet the degree and module requirements for certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). Certification also requires supervised practice and a passing score on the international certification exam.

Visit www.bacb.com for more information on becoming certified and the UK Society for Behaviour Analysis for general information.

What you will study

You will study the following modules:

  • Principles of Behaviour Analysis (20 credits)
  • Research Methods in Behaviour Analysis (20 credits)
  • Behavioural Assessment (20 credits)
  • Behavioural Intervention (20 credits)
  • Applications of Behaviour Analysis (20 credits)
  • Ethical and Professional Issues in Behaviour Analysis (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)

The MSc Behaviour Analysis and Therapy has been designed to reflect certification standards and covers a full range of topics in Behaviour Analysis. However, it is possible for students to complete our Postgraduate Certificate programme which allows...

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Facilities

As a student in the School of Psychology, you’ll have access to the latest learning technologies, facilities and equipment, including excellent designated facilities.

These include observation and interview rooms equipped with two-way mirror, CCTV and audio and allow research and interview practice sessions to be conducted and recorded onto DVD. We also have a custom-built air-conditioned PC laboratory which provides access to specialist software for running psychology experiments and conducting...

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Location

This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd

Tuition Fees

Home & EU Students

For full-time and part-time postgraduate fees please see our Home & EU Student Fee pages

International Students

For full-time postgraduate fees please see our International Student Fee pages

Dates

  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017

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