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Thu 23 Dec

MSc in Disability - UCD School of Psychology

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UCD

The MSc in Disability is a one-year full-time programme delivered by the UCD Centre for Disability Studies within the UCD School of Psychology. This programme is developed for all who have an interest in disability, including people with disabilities, family members and those working in the disability field. The programme exposes students to concepts of disability, evidence-based disability practice, national and international disability policy, and current developments in disability legislation. A selection of core modules comprising the programme may be available under Continuous Professional Development

 

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Core modules include:

  • Disability Policy and Legislation (10 credits)
  • Advanced Disability Studies (10 credits)
  • Identity, Sexuality and Mortality (10 credits)
  • Multielement Behaviour Support (10 credits)
  • Person-Centred Programme Design and Development (10 credits)
  • Research Methods (10 credits)

Option modules vary from year to year and may include:

  • Discourses in Psychology (10 credits)
  • Managing Change (10 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Neuropsychology (10 credits)
  • Clinical Cases in Neuropsychology (10 credits)
  • Theory of Human Rights (10 credits)
  • Systems Thinking in Health Care (10 credits)
  • Innovations in Healthcare, Local and Global (10 credits)
  • Strategic Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation (10 credits)
  • Public Health Practice and Policy (5 credits)
  • Health Promotion (5 credits)
  • Inclusion and Equality in Education (10 credits)
  • Inclusive Education for Pupils with Additional Educational Needs (10 credits)
  • NGOs: Law, Governance and Social Change (10 credits)
  • International Human Rights (10 credits)
  • Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective: Politics, Regulation and Business (10 credits)
  • Comparing Healthcare Systems (10 credits)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A primary degree with minimum 2.2. classification (second class honours, grade two) or
  • International equivalent and IELTS 7.0 requirement where English is not a first language.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Applicants should apply online at www.ucd.ie/apply

FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact: Mary Boyle, Programme Administrator Email: mary.boyle@ucd.ie

You can find more information here.