Course Description

Disability Studies Donegal



Disability Studies  is a unique course for people working or wanting to be employed  in the disability sector.  It attracts both disabled and non-disabled students eager to understand oppression, exclusion and the politics of disability.  The course is delivered in a participative, non-threatening way through a series of intertwining modules.   The modules enable students to understand current theories and debates of disability, along with tutorials on Independent Living, universal access, social inclusion and general equality issues.  If you’re looking to challenge and be challenged regarding the assumptions surrounding disability in an enjoyable yet provocative  way then disability studies will give you this learning opportunity. On completion students will have explored  such topics as models of disability (medical vs social), legislation, access, gender, sexuality, equality issues name but a few.

Fee €1250.  An Easy Payment Option is available upon request.

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Training ProviderMaynooth University
Course LocationDonegal, Ireland
Course CategoryEducation
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 7 Certificate
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Awarding Body DetailsNUI Certificate in Disability Studies
Course Fee1250
Course Duration100 hours over one year
Course TimeDonegal: Thursday 10.00-4.00 Courses will begin in Oct. 2017 A Fee Easy Payment Option is available upon registration.
Entry RequirementsParticipants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to be: willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements.
Carear PathThe NUI Certificate in Disability Studies is a standalone qualification however credits from this course can be used for Recognition of Prior Learning to go towards the Degree in Community Studies. Our Disability Studies courses have been found to benefit and inform the work practices of people working in the areas of Disability, Social Care, Education and Health. The Cert. in Disability studies when combined with the NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Train the Trainer Level 7) plus the Certificate Equality Studies (On Line) entitles students to apply for the award of the Diploma in Arts: Training and Development for Socially Inclusive Workplaces. This suite of CPD courses provide a comprehensive educational/training package in core skills such as managing issues of equality and diversity in the workplace for Team Leaders, Managers and Learning and Development Specialists.
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Maynooth University



1 Floor School of Education, North Campus Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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