Candidates must have the following:
-An undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification in an appropriate healthcare related subject, such as (but not restricted to) medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, psychology, social science;
-Access to teaching opportunities to allow completion of compulsory assignments;
-Applicants who do not meet these requirements may also be considered on a case by case basis following a review of their individual qualifications and experience by the programme board;
-Applicants whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS of 6.5 with scores in no individual section less than 6.5, regardless of nationality or employment status within the EU.
In accordance with UCC's Policy for Recognition of Prior Learning, students who have completed relevant university postgraduate modules in a cognate area at similar NFQ level may apply for exemptions for modules taken within the last five years.
To access and interact with the course content, assignments and assessments etc., students will require access to a PC/Laptop running at least Windows 7 or later or a recent version of Mac OSX. Common plug-ins such as Microsoft Silverlight, Java and Flash will also be required. Students must have access to MS Office or an equivalent suite of applications such as Open Office.
Students must also have access to a modern standards compliant web browser. UCC recommends either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A minimum of 1MB download speed and 500KB upload speed is required. To engage productively and successfully with the content, basic technical computer skills such as familiarity with word processing, web browsing and email is recommended.
Not currently open to Non EU applicants
Students require the following skills and equipment:
- Basic computing and word processing skills
-PC or a laptop with an up to date operating systems capable of playing SCORM packages
-High Speed Broadband (a minimum of 1MB download speed and 500KB upload speed is required)
-Common plug-ins such as Microsoft Silverlight, Java and Flash
-Access to MS Office or an equivalent e.g. Open Office
-Access to a modern standards compliant web browser. UCC recommends either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
-Camera for recording a teaching episode (smartphone camera will suffice)