Facilitating Inclusion - Disability Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Facilitating Inclusion - Disability Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-HDFIDS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE October 2022
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 26 August 2022

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Duration 2 years part-time

Online - Year 1
Blended Approach - Year 2
Online lectures with in person workshops.

Online - the course will be on either Monday/Friday evenings with some Saturdays.
Course Fee €2400 per academic year
Entry Requirements

Applications will be considered based on the following combined elements: academic performance; motivation, commitment, and suitability; certified work-related experience and initiative.

Candidates must hold a minimum Level 7 qualifi...

Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Facilitating Inclusion (Disability Studies) (HDFIDS) is a unique course and a progression route for graduates of the very popular part-time Diploma in Disability Studies (DDS) as well as the Diploma in Autism Stu...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Structure;

Year 1: Students complete 30 credits as follows;

AD5832: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Inclusion (Disability Studies) (10 credits)

AD5835: The Social Context of Mental Health (5 credits)

AD5836: Autism: The Soci...

Assessment Method Some of the modules combine in-class examinations in the form of multiple choice questions with a practical element – sign language/social media online assessment. The rest of the course is evaluated by continuous assessment through a combination of essays, reflective logs, a journal of learning, case study, oral presentation, and course design.
Further Enquiries For Academic Queries and Course Content Queries please contact the Programme Coordinator Brenda Healy at b.healy@ucc.ie.

If you require further assistance with your online application please contact the Programme Administrator Siobhan Hosford at siobhanhosford@ucc.ie.
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