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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Course Code: INT47
Entry Requirements:

Applicants will normally:

A.  Be a registered nurse on the register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.


B.  Be registered on the appropriate professional register.


C.  Be currently employed in health care either in: clinical practice/management/research/education.  Some modules may only be undertaken while working in a specific related area. This is specified in module descriptions.


D.  A primary degree (min. 2.2) (health sciences related) or evidence of rquivalent academic credits. Students who do not ahve the aforementioned will be required to provide evidence of their ability to study at post-graduate level.

E.  Students whose first language is not English will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of 6.5 in the IELTS Exam (see information on IELTS tests) is required.

If you have not undertaken formal study for sometime and are concerned regarding your academic study and writing skills, you are strongly advised to undertake the access module (Academic Writing and Learning Skills Module - available through the Centre for Lifelong Learning) prior to attempting any stand alone module.

This module may also be relevant to non-clinical health services managers across acute and primary care areas.

Credits from stand alone modules can be accrued towards the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies/Professional Studies or Healthcare Quality Studies).

Many of our stand-alone modules are delivered through blended learning/e-learning allowing you the option of studying at your own pace in your own home.


Module Dates:

9th January 2017

11th January 2017 (induction day)

14th January 2017


Fees (euro):


Application Process:

Closing date Friday 1st December 2017.

To receive an Application Form, please contact Postgraduate Administrator below.

Margaret Hession

Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies

St Angela's College

Lough Gill


T: 071-9135612


Alternatively, you may download an Application Form.

Next Intake:

January 2017

Closing Date: 2017-12-01

Programme Overview

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the metaphor of a 'spectrum' of autistic disorders, including the classifications of this disorder. The student will be introduced to the assessment and diagnostic processes used in ASD; the principles of inclusion for people with ASD; the impact of Legislation on the Development of services for People with ASD. Furthermore students will be introduced to current educational & therapeutic approaches used to support people with autism and current research and evidence based interventions in the area of ASD.

Blended Learning (elearning and College attendance).

Course work & participation in on-line discussions
Examples of coursework include essays; literature reviews; development of posters; portfolios; group presentations.

Downloads & Other Information

Application Form
Application Form For Second And Subsequent Modules
Postgraduate / Adult and Continuing Education Prospectus

Application Form
Application Form For Second And Subsequent Modules
Application Process

Download Application form or Contact

Margaret Hession
Department of Nursing & Health Studies,
St Angela’s College,
Lough Gill,
Co Sligo.
T: 071 91 95 540

Contact Details

Margaret Hession
Department of Nursing & Health Studies
T: 353 71 91 35612

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