Special Educational Needs - Professional Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Special Educational Needs - Professional Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

Study Hours
Each 15 credit module holds a total student effort of 300 hours. Total student effort comprises contact hours, tutor directed study and independent study

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for a wide variety of participants including teachers, graduates, qualified teachers seeking employment, HSE employees, principals, managers, inspectors, and others in the education sector, including psychologists, tutors, occupational therapists, and caregivers and family members of learners with special educational needs.

Subjects taught

Students select four modules from the following suite:
Behaviours that Challenge
Educational Research Methods
General Learning Disabilities
Inclusion for Learning Literacy
Specific Learning Difficulties
1 - Communication, Speech and Language Difficulties and Dyslexia
Specific Learning Difficulties
2 - Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder

Entry requirements

Applicants require a Level 8 undergraduate degree (H2.2) or equivalent.


2 Years

On-Campus Attendance
The modules will include a one-day workshop which may be delivered online or face to face

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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