Autism Studies - Online

University College Cork


Course Name Autism Studies - Online
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CAUS
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: October 2017
Application Date Closing Date: 22nd September 2017
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Duration 1 year online. Access to a computer and internet is essential.
Course Fee Costs: €1500 per academic year
Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application. AND Hold Leaving Certificate/FETAC Level 5 qualification (or equivalent) OR Candidates who do not hold a Leaving Certificate/FETAC Level 5 qualification but have exp...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Lectures will be delivered entirely online via UCC’s virtual learning environment ‘Blackboard’. All lectures will be pre-recorded for the online learner and released on a weekly basis as the course progresses. Lectures can be v...

Course Content

Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC is delighted to offer this new and innovative course fully online. This course, which is identical to the live version of UCC’s Autism Studies, was shortlisted for an Aontas STAR Award, and is designe...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students will complete 30 credits per year of the programme as follows:

Year 1 Modules:
◾AD1039: Autism in a Historical and Contemporary Context (5 credits)
A history of autism: the concept and diagnosis of the 'autistic spectrum': autism ...

Assessment Method This course is assessed entirely by continuous assessment. There will be an assignment in each of your modules which will be submitted on successful completion of each module. There are no examinations.
Further Enquiries Enquiries:
Eileen McBride
t: +353 21 4904700
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