Development & Global Human Rights Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Development & Global Human Rights Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-DDGHRS
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2022
Application Date


During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
English Language Test Report [if applicable]

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Duration 2 years part-time.

The programme will be run one night per week [Thursday 7.00pm - 10.00pm] over a two-year period, with some full-day sessions on Saturday.
Course Fee €990 per academic year

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements

Expand+Normally, applicants will be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application.
Applicants who have appropriate training and experience, but who are not yet 21 years, may be deemed suitable by the selection committee.

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Course Content

Expand+The Diploma in Development and Global Human Rights Studies is an interdisciplinary programme aiming to provide a critical and theoretical understanding of the issues, processes and institutions central to global poverty, inequality and development. T...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This programme involves modules with different credits, as for each year we have six modules with 5 credits each. In total, we have 12 modules with 60 credits in total.

DDGHRS includes 12 modules that cover a wide range of topics, and introduce s...

Assessment Method There are no formal written examinations, all work is evaluated on a continuous assessment basis. This incorporates a range of learning techniques including essays, a journal of learning and a case study analysis and research project.
Careers or Further Progression Students who will complete the two years programme and wish to continue their studies in UCC, they will allowed for 5 credits exemptions in the School of Applied Social Studies, and more credits in the Department of Food Business and Development.

Areas of employment may include:
Equal opportunities / equality advisory
Research and Education
Non-Governmental Organizations
Journalism and Information sector
Social and Health sector
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Dr Rola Abu-Zeid O'Neill
+ 353 21 490 4718

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
021 490 4707
Location UCC Campus
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