Trauma Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Trauma Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PGCTS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date September 2019
Application Date Closing Date 30th August 2019
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Duration 12 months
Course Fee €1,950
Entry Requirements

Expand+-Candidates must hold an honours (NFQ level 8) primary degree with a minimum 2H2 in a relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines include, but are not restricted to: psychology, sociology, criminology, social work, counselling, conflict studie...


Expand+Why Choose This Course
This course is designed and delivered by University College Cork and WAVE Trauma Centre Northern Ireland. WAVE is a grassroots, cross-community, voluntary organisation formed in 1991 to support people bereaved of a spouse as a...

Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Certificate in Trauma Studies is delivered by Criminology at UCC in conjunction with WAVE Trauma Centre Belfast. The overall aim of the WAVE Trauma Centre as a cross-community, voluntary, regional organisation is to offer care and su...

Subjects Taught Students will complete 30 credits as follows
Core modules:
CR6801 Trauma and Victimology: Key issues, methods and structures (5 credits)
CR6802 Research Methods (5 credits)

Plus 20 credits from the following modules:
CR6803 Trauma and Addiction: Key issues, methods and structures (10 credits )
CR6804 Trauma and Post-traumatic Growth (10 credits)
CR6805 Complex Loss: Grief, Trauma and Social Context (10 credits)
Assessment Method All modules on this course are based on a continuous assessment model. Assessments will include essays, reflective work, case studies and research projects.
Number of Credits 30
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Natasha Dromey
+353 (0)21 490 3176

Programme Academic Director: Dr. Orla Lynch
021 490 2807
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