Social & Psychological Health Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Social & Psychological Health Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-DSPHS
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
Minor Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2023
Application Date How Do I Apply
Should you have any queries on this, please contact Senior Programme Coordinator Dr Maria Lotty at

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.

This course takes place one evening per week and 10 days (weekends) each year from September to May
Course Fee €990 academic year
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Entry Requirements

Expand+At least 21 by 1 January of year of application

Hold Leaving Certificate or FETAC Level 5 or an equivalent qualification

A practitioner or experience in personal or social development (or both)

English Language Requirement: All applicants wh...


Expand+Delivery Mode For Academic Year 2021/22

Following consultation with our students and programme teams, there will be a blended online approach for this programme for the 2021/22 academic year. This approach will allow for the multiple other persona...

Course Content

Expand+This course is for practitioners involved in personal and social development in the community. If your practice training has been through either structured experiential learning or apprenticeship processes it will give you an understanding of the pri...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
AD1020: The Study of Human Beings (5 credits)
Creation mythology, evolutionary genetics, palaeoanthropology, primatology, and social anthropology.

AD1868: Introduction to Academic Writing (5 credits)
This module will focus on the...

Assessment Method The assignments for the modules on this course are either a 2,000-word essay or a 2,000-word personal learning journal. The assignment title for each module is designed by the module lecturer.
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Rola (Hamed) Abu Zeid – O'Neill
+353 (0)21 490 4700

Programme Administrator: Deborah Kerrisk
+ 353 21 4904737
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