Start date
Coming soon, starting 2018 - Register your interest by completing the form at the bottom of this page
3 hours per week for 6 weeks
Mode of Study
100% online course, no campus attendance required
Registration opens
To register your interest in our future free courses fill out the form below.
Intended audience
Suitable for anyone interested in autism, Asperger’s and ADHD and the related issues of assessment, diagnosis and treatment.
Delivery method
Delivered through an online learning environment
Learners should have an understanding of the English language and the ability to study in English.
About us
As a University, we are committed to helping you make the most of your time studying the MOOC. We want to challenge you intellectually and help you maximise your performance.

This free online short course is designed to help you learn more about autism, Asperger's and ADHD, their differences and the importance of understanding the classification, assessment and diagnosis.

In this course you will consider the often fine-lines between autism, Asperger’s and the subtypes of ADHD, as well as explore your own perceptions and assumptions of autism and ADHD along with commonly-held assumptions of classification and assessment.

This course is endorsed by the ADHD Foundation.

To learn more about the ADHD Foundation visit the ADHD Foundation website.

University of Derby Online Learning

The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is the thriving distance learning division of the University of Derby. As a leading provider of online learning within the UK UDOL offers flexibility for many working professionals who are eager to continue their education but are unable to commit to full-time studies or return to university.

Benefits of Online Learning:

  • Structured, supported and stimulating learning from experienced online tutors who are experts in their field.
  • Easily accessible learning materials available online at any time of the day or night via the internet
  • Access to extensive e-library facilities
  • Affordable fees and flexible payment plans
  • Choice of start dates – May, September or January

College of Life and Natural Sciences

The application of theory to practice is pivotal to operation and ambition of the College of Life and Natural Sciences.

Embedded within the vision of the College of Life and Natural Sciences are four key principles:

  • Delivery of learning experiences valued by all
  • Creation of enterprise from our academic endeavours
  • Engagement in multi-disciplinary research with real-world impact
  • Working to our strengths

Register your interest

If you are interested in participating in our future free online courses, please complete this form: