Disability Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Disability Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

This programme may be of interest to disabled people in Ireland, or people currently working in the disability, community, health and social care sectors. People working for, or living with, disabled people may also be interested in the programme.

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for disabled people, family members of disabled people, healthcare professionals and people who work in any roles with connections to the disability sector.

Subjects taught

Historical Perspectives in Disability Studies
The Lived Experience of Disability
Personal and Social Perspectives in Disability Studies
Disability and the Media
Advanced Research Skills
Applied Social Policy and Disability Equality

*Exit award available

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a primary degree (Level 8) or evidence of equivalent academic credits. (Students who do not have the aforementioned will be required to provide evidence of their ability to study at post-graduate level by undertaking a short Access Module in St Angela’s College).


2 years part-time, blended.

Study Hours
Live lectures are normally broadcast between 6.30pm and 8pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.It is recommended that students should try to allow for 5-10 hours per week per 10 credit module to their studies.

On-Campus Attendance
On campus attendance is not mandatory, but students may attend in person, or online, for seminars which run one or two days per semester.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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