The MSc in Disability at the University College Dublin is developed for all who have an interest in disability including individuals with disabilities, family members and professionals. The philosophy of the programme is to promote an inclusive society respecting the will and preference of persons with disability. The programme includes six mandatory (core) 10 credit modules which provide students with a critical understanding of disability identity, intersectionality, policy and legislation as well as practice-based skills in research methodologies, behavioural support and programme development.
- Integrate knowledge and understanding of the role of national and international disability legislation and policy.
- Appreciate the contribution of models of disability to historical, current and future conceptions of disability.
- Develop an intersectional understanding of disability.
- Promote the application of evidence-based practice and policy in supporting individuals with disability to exercise will and preference.
- Understand health, educational and therapeutic models and services for supporting identity, sexuality and mortality for individuals with a disability.
- Critically appraise and evaluate the validity of behaviour support models.
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- 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.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
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Candidates may apply for admission to the MSc in Disability if they meet the following criteria:
- A primary degree with a minimum 2.2 classification (second class honours , grade two) or International equivalent
- Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.
International19900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA8525 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8525 EUR per year during 12 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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