Education - Special Educational Needs

University College Cork


Course Name Education - Special Educational Needs
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code Circular 0004 2018
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PgDip
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

Circular to be advertised 2020 NOT THROUGH

Application for this programme is not through the general PAC on-line site.

How Do I Apply

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Duration 1 year Full-time.

Satisfactory attendance at lectures, workshops and seminars is required.
Course Fee The fee for this course is Funded by the Dept. of Education & Skills.
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Entry Requirements

a) Primary
Teachers will be required to forward a copy of their Registration Certificate or Confirmation of Registration letter from the Teaching Council, when submitting their application form. If the “Education Sector...

Comment Course Practicalities
The course will run for the academic year September 2020/2021 from September 2020 to May 2021 and involves a total of eight weeks block release from school, four week-ends, distance learning, and supervised work in the teachers' own school.

Teachers will also be required to undertake action research and case study work in their schools, all of which will form an integral part of the programme.
Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs is a full-time programme running for 9 months from the date of first registration for the programme designed for primary and post-primary teachers. You will be notified by the Sch...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 60 credits as follows:
ED6201 Special Educational Needs - School Organisation and Practice (10 credits)

ED6202 Assessment for and of Individual Pupil Learning and Attainment (10 credits)

ED6203 Curriculum Provision and Teaching M...

Assessment Method

Expand+In order to be eligible for admission to the University Examination for the Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs, a candidate must have satisfactorily pursued the prescribed programme of study, and satisfactorily undertaken a supervised ...

Careers or Further Progression

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Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

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Further Enquiries Dr. Dan O' Sullivan
t: 021 4902959
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