Autism Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Autism Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick College of Further Education
Course Code ACE-DAUS
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, Online, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Limerick City, Kilkenny City, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2020
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 28th August 2020

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

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

NOTE: Once yo...

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Expand+2 years classroom based or 2 years online

To access and interact with the course content, assignments and assessments etc. students will require access to a PC/ Laptop. I-pads and notebooks are generally not compatible for full content visibility....

Course Fee €1,250 for Cork UCC venue per academic year and €990 per academic year for outreach venues. €1,500 for the online programme per academic year.
Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application

Hold Leaving Certificate/FETAC Level 5 qualification (or equivalent)
Candidates who do not hold a Leaving Certificate/FETAC Level 5 qualification but ha...

Course Content

Expand+This course is open to all with an interest in learning more about autism. Unlike some other university level courses, the only prerequisite is a Level 5 qualification (such as the Leaving Certificate or equivalent). There is no need to hold a teach...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students will complete 30 credits per year of the programme.

Year 1 Modules
AD1009: Autism in a Historical and Contemporary context (5 credits)
A history of autism: the concept and diagnosis of the 'autistic spectrum': autism as a social constru...

Assessment Method This course is assessed entirely by continuous assessment.

There will be an assignment in each of your modules which will be submitted on successful completion of each module. There are no examinations.
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Eileen McBride
+ 353 21 490 4718 or 086 0598537

Programme Administrator: Sinead Lennon
+ 353 21 490 4739
Location UCC
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