Disability Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Disability Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick College of Further Education
Course Code ACE-DDS
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
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City, Cork City
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:

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

NOTE: Once you have selected your...

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Duration 2 years Part-Time

This course is part time and it is run in the following venues:

UCC and Limerick

In UCC the programme will run on Thursdays 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Day and Time to be finalised for the outreach centre.
Course Fee €1,250 per academic year in UCC, €990 for outreach centres

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 https://www.ucc.ie/en/finaidpt
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application, and will have shown an interest in or be employed in the area of disability. While there are no formal educational requirements, it is expected that proposed candida...

Course Content

Expand+Disability Studies is a vibrant area of study, developed over the past 40 years with academics presenting with a disability. It is both interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary, informed by scholarship from history, sociology, literature, political s...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The modules for year one and year two of the course are as follows:

Year 1 Modules:
AD1800: Models of Disability (10 credits)

This module begins with a review of approaches to the definitions and explanations of disability. Working individual...

Assessment Method There are no written examinations in this course. All work is continuously assessed. The course is evaluated through a combination of essays, a journal, a legal project, oral presentation, poster presentation, agency profile and a group research project. To encourage critical thinking, you will be required to complete a reflective statement of learning at the end of each module.
Number of Credits 30 Credits each year
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator for UCC: Norma Browne
+ 353 21 490 4731

Programme Coordinator for Limerick: Christine Chasaide
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