Specific Learning Difficulties - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Specific Learning Difficulties - Sligo St. Angela's

Participants accepted onto the Masters stage of the programme will have achieved an increased level of competence and confidence within the Professional Studies in Special Educational Needs pathway. They will also be looking forward to choosing the area of study for their MA dissertation and beginning to reflect on possible research methodologies for their dissertation.

Study Hours
Modules may employ a combination of online, face-to face or blended delivery. Each 15 credit module holds a total participant effort of 300hours. This usually encompasses contact hours, directed study, and independent study.

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for candidates who wish to progress further in their professional sector and are already in employment.

Subjects taught

Advanced Research

Entry requirements

Entry onto this programme requires the successful completion (an honours standard) of three modules (45 ECTs) from the suite of SEN Online Blended Learning modules offered as part of the Specific Learning Difficulties pathway. One of these modules must include the Educational Research Methods module.


1 year part-time.

On-Campus Attendance
The Advanced Research module is delivered exclusively online in semester 1, with the exception of one half-day on-campus workshop. This is held in late January, usually on a Saturday

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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