Disability Studies

Maynooth University


Course Name Disability Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MUA08
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
Apply To PAC
Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 5th October 2022 Wednesdays 7-10pm
Application Date Please apply using our On Line applications at the 'Application Weblink' below.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Duration 100 hours. The course will take place One Weekend per Month between Oct. and May.
Mature Applicants

Expand+Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities ...

Course Content

Expand+Disability Studies is a unique course for people working or wanting to be employed in the disability sector. It attracts both disabled and non-disabled students eager to understand oppression, exclusion and the politics of disability. The course ...

Subjects Taught Module 1 Study Skills & Student Support
Module 2 Models of Disability
Module 3 Equality & Advocacy
Module 4 Social Analysis & Environment
Assessment Method Assessment Procedures For assessment purposes, students are expected to have at least a 85% minimum attendance, complete a Learning Journal and other assignments.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The NUI Certificate in Disability Studies is a standalone qualification however credits from this course can be used for Recognition of Prior Learning to go towards the Degree in Community Studies. Our Disability Studies courses have been found to b...

Further Enquiries For further information contact Kay at 01 708 6062 or e-mail Kay.Loughlin@mu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here