Trauma Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Trauma Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDTST
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2020
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 28th August 2020

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

Application Statement
Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photo
Curricululm Vitae
English Language Test Report [if applicable]

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Duration 24 months Online
Course Fee €1,950 per annum
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 studies, womens...


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+Course Outline
The Postgraduate Diploma 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...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students will complete 60 credits as follows:
CR6801 Trauma and Victimology: Key issues, methods and structures (5 credits)
CR6802 Research Methods (5 credits)
CR6803 Trauma and Addiction: Key issues, methods and structures (10 credits )
CR6804 T...

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 60
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Natasha Dromey
+353 (0)21 490 3176

Programme Academic Director: Dr. Orla Lynch
021 490 2807
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