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Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice is a course for people with Intellectual disabilities and September 2016 will be the first time this course will run in the School of Education in Trinity College Dublin.

It is a 2 year full-time course and will run from September to April each year. The fees for the course will be €3,000 per year. The course is pending accreditation as a Level 5 Major Award.

Students will study modules across six interdisciplinary themes:

  • advanced learning theories and self-development;
  • In this theme students will learn about different learning skills and how they can use these in College. They will also have occupational therapy groups and individual meetings.

  • applied research theories and practice;
  • In this theme students will learn about research methods and will carry out their own research project.

  • applied science, technology and maths;
  • In this theme students will learn about science, maths and health. There will be a focus on how they can use this knowledge in life outside college.

  • business and marketing;
  • In this theme, students will learn about marketing strategies and how to create a business plan. They will also complete a work placement.

  • advocacy, rights and culture;
  • In this theme, students will learn about human rights and learn the skills needed to advocate for their rights and the rights of others.

  • fine arts and languages
  • In this theme students will learn about languages, art and poetry and will develop skills to express themselves.

How to Apply

There are three parts to the Application:

Form A: Student Application Form

The student application form helps us to learn more about you. It gives you a chance to tell us what you are good at, why you want to do the course and what type of supports can help you to do well. All applicants must complete this form. You can download Form A below.

Form A: Student Application Form

You can download a sample form A to help you understand how to fill in this form below.

Form B: Application Form for Schools

Form B should be submitted by applicants who are in school or have left school recently (in the last 3 years). You should give this form to your school and ask them to send it back to you.

You can download Form B below

If you completed school more than 3 years ago but still feel that you may be suitable for this course please email ciid@tcd.ie to request alternative application documents.

Evidence of Disability Documents

Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice is a course for students with Intellectual disabilities. Submitting evidence of your disability helps us to make sure you are a suitable candidate for studying this course.

It also makes sure that staff members in the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities have the information they need to make sure that you can be supported as much as possible to learn and participate in College life.

You should provide evidence of your primary (main) disability and any other disabilities you have.

Preferred documents are:

  • Report from consultant/specialist
  • Educational Psychology report
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP)

Other documents you can submit are:

  • Occupational therapy report
  • Speech and language therapy report
  • Physiotherapy report
  • Clinical psychology report

Application Checklist

Your application should contain:

  • Form A: Student Application Form
  • Form B: Application Form for Schools
  • Evidence of Disability Documents

You can download an application checklist above to submit with your application. You will need to send all of these documents by email or post.

Postal Address

Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities
4th floor
3 College Green
Dublin 2

Email Address: ciid@tcd.ie

You will be contacted within 2 weeks of the deadline to let you know if you will be invited to attend the interview day or not.

All interviews will take place on Tuesday 28th June 2016