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.

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.

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
Research Dissertation Practicum

Entry requirements

Applicants will have a Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9) or evidence of equivalent academic credits and have successfully completed a postgraduate Level 9 research module (or equivalent learning).


3 years part-time.

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
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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