Women's Studies

University College Cork

 

Course Name Women's Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DWS
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Diploma (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, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Caherciveen, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: 30th August 2019
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Duration 2 years part-time.

Lectures and workshops. The programme will be run one night per week Wednesday 7.00pm - 10.00pm over a two-year period and will commence in February, with some sessions on Saturday.
Course Fee €990 per academic year.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Normally, applicants will be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application. However, applicants who have appropriate training and experience, but who are not yet 21 years, may be deemed suitable by the selection committee.

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Course Content

Expand+Overview
The Diploma in Women's Studies focuses on the changed and changing roles of women, delving into areas of knowledge relevant to women's lives today. This course challenges negative stereotypes of women, treats women’s experiences as equal ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+DWS includes 12 modules that cover a wide range of topics, and introduce students to analyses of the structural and cultural underpinnings of sexism and women's inequality.

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

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Assessment Method Each module includes 24 hours teaching, group discussion and self-directed learning. At the end of the module, each student will submit an essay (max 2000 words).
Careers or Further Progression Areas of employment may include:
Equal opportunities / equality advisory
Research and Education
Non-Governmental Organizations
Journalism and Information sector
Social and Health sector
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator:
Rola (Hamed) Abu Zeid – O'Neil
r.azoneill@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 4700
http://www.ucc.ie/en/ace/

Programme Administrator: Siobhan Hosford
siobhanhosford@ucc.ie
+353 21 4904702
Location Venue
UCC Campus
Caherciveen
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