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Applied Behaviour Analysis (M.Sc.)



This is an intensive full-time course which aims to ensure that students become efficient in the practical application of the principles of applied behaviour analysis, with particular regard to persons with autism and other developmental disabilities and/or children and adolescents in care or special programmes, and/or those clients presenting learning and/or behavioural challenges in school. The content of this course focuses on behavioural theory and application. 

Formal classes run from mid-September to late May and are normally held one day every week. Additionally, students meet with a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) for 1-2 hours every other week from October to September. Dissertation research is initiated during the academic year of Year 2 and continued and finalised during the summer months. Placement practice in behaviour analysis must be facilitated by an external BCBA. Students receive continuous assessment and feedback through their regular supervision sessions and participation in class activities. Placement practice in ABA is also reported at intermediate and end points during the year. Students must maintain a portfolio of their work throughout the course.

Closing Date: 30th April 2022

CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryPsychology, Medicine & Healthcare
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsM.Sc.
Course Duration2 years full-time
Entry RequirementsApplicants will normally be required to hold at least an upper second class honours degree in Psychology or a related field from a recognised 3rd level institution. Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting.
Phone+353-1-896 2290
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