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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Health Sciences
Course Code: INT47
Entry Requirements:
  • Be a registered nurse on the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

OR

  • Be registered on the appropriate allied health professional Register*

AND

  • Be currently employed in healthcare or social care either in: clinical or social care practice/management/ research /education. Some modules may only be undertaken while working in a specific discipline related area such as nursing. This is specified in modules descriptions.

        Applicants will normally have gained:

  • A primary degree (health science/studies or social science/studies related) level 8 or evidence of equivalent academic credits. Students who do not have the aforementioned will be required to compile a portfolio to provide evidence of their ability to study at post-graduate level.
  • International students will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of 7 in the IELTS Exam (http://www.ielts.org/ for information on IELTS tests) is required.

 

*For those required to register with a professional body

If you have not undertaken formal study for some time 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 standalone modules.

Credits from standalone modules can be accrued towards the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies/Professional Studies).

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


Duration:

Induction Day: Wednesday 6th January

Workshop Day: Saturday 9th January

Fees (euro):

€900

Application Process:

Please download the application form from the Downloads and Other Information tab, or contact: 

Postgraduate Administrator 
Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies
St. Angela's College
Lough Gill
Sligo

T: 071-9135612
E: kbaker@stangelas.nuigalway.ie 

Next Intake:

January 2021

* Please note: All modules run depending on sufficient numbers

Closing Date: 2020-11-30

Programme Overview

This module will focus on developing the knowledge and skills required for supporting people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs). The module is an introduction to ASDs and will provide the learner with an understanding of ASDs, knowledge of the assessment process and an outline of interventions and approaches. This module has been prepared in response to the need for specialist knowledge and training in the area of ASDs by education and health professionals as well as parents and other interested parties as recommended by the Report of the Task Force in Autism, 2001. It recognises the developing trends in ASDs nationally and internationally.

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.

Contact Details

Centre for Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity
Education Department,
St. Angela's College,
Lough Gill,
Co. Sligo.
Tel. 353 71 9195550/ 353 71 9195552
Email:education@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

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