Specific Learning Difficulties - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Specific Learning Difficulties - Sligo St. Angela's

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 two modules from the following suite:
Educational Research Methods

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. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, Recognition of Prior Learning can be awarded.


1 year part-time, blended.

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.

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

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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    Course provider