Course Description

Disability Studies (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The M.Sc. in Disability Studies provides students with a deep understanding of disability from social, historical, cultural, economic and political perspectives. Graduates of the M.Sc. are equipped with the knowledge, analytical skills and perspectives to help translate rights into reality in the field of disability. The programme offers:

Immersion in the policy and practice implications of the critically importa
Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice

nt United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and related human rights instruments.
Familiarisation with the key global issues in the field of disability.
A thorough grounding in the principles and practice of programme planning and evaluation.
An internship in a cutting edge disability organisation in the public, private, or voluntary sectors.
Access to the unique expertise of the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities and the Centre for Deaf Studies, both located in Trinity College Dublin and closely associated with the programme
Academic interaction with the students of the
Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice, the first third level education programme for people with intellectual disabilities in Ireland.
Exposure to teaching from a range of disciplinary perspectives.
The programme aims to prepare graduates for employment or career development in areas such as disability advocacy, quality assurance in disability services, programme planning and evaluation in the field of disability, disability research, and disability policy analysis.

CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryArts & Humanities
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Course Duration1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsApplication form Official transcripts 2 reference letters (at least one academic) Curriculum Vitae Statement of purpose addressing the following (1,000 words): Your interest in the MSc in Disability Studies at TCD A research topic in the area of disability you would like to examine in your dissertation How the programme best suits your career development Your preference for elective modules and placement Successful applicants will be invited for an interview
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