Psychology 4H Single: Autism Spectrum Disorders

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology 4H Single: Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Behavioral Science, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    Short Description

    Introduces students to the broad range of current research on autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

    Assessment

    Examination 70%
    Coursework 30%
    Main Assessment In: April/May

    Course Aims

    To introduce students to the broad range of current research on autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

    Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

    By the end of this programme students will be able to:
    1. be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of current definitions of ASD and diagnostic techniques.
    1. be able to critically assess current psychological/cognitive theories of ASD.
    1. be able to critically assess current neural theories of ASD.
    1. have a detailed knowledge of potential causes of ASD
    1. have a detailed knowledge of the social and scientific importance of ASD.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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