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Ageing Health & Wellbeing in Intellectual Disability (P.Grad.Dip.)



This interdisciplinary course will develop and strengthen the skills, competencies and knowledge of students, thus enabling them to promote and develop excellence in the delivery of care for people with an intellectual disability. Students will explore the physical health, policy and complex care needs of people with intellectual disabilities.

The course will prepare them as leaders in quality and person centred care for people with intellectual disabilities as they age. The Trinity Centre for and Intellectual Disability, based at Trinity College Dublin, hosts IDS-TILDA, the world leading longitudinal research initiative focused on ageing and intellectual disability, the most complete multidisciplinary body of research in this field, directly informing policy and practice to enhance the lives of older people with intellectual disability. This new Interdisciplinary M.Sc. will be underpinned by research emanating from the IDS-TILDA study

Closing Date: 31st July 2022

CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course QualificationPostgraduate Diploma
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsP.Grad.Dip.
Course Duration1 year full-time
Entry RequirementsA 2.1 degree in the applicant’s field of practice or satisfy the selection committee that they have the academic ability to successfully complete the programme. Current registration with the relevant professions’ regulatory body, where applicable. All applicants whose first language is not English or who have not been educated through the medium of English must meet the Trinity’s English language requirements. Students will also be required to undergo Garda Vetting.
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