Taught course

Relationships and Sexuality Education for People with Intellectual Disability

Dublin City University · Faculty Of Science and Health

Entry requirements


  • Normally a recognised primary Level 8 degree with a minimum of a H2:2
  • In the case of International applicants, having educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above.
  • In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language
  • Applicants who do not hold a primary degree (or judged equivalent) will have their prior certified learning assessed through a system of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Months of entry


Course content

The Graduate Certificate in Relationships and Sexuality Education for People with Intellectual Disability is a unique programme offering specialist educational training in the area of friendships, relationships, sexuality and sexual health. It will reflect issues relating to all sexualities in Irish, European and global contexts.

The programme will equip participants with appropriate, accurate, evidence-based, up-to-date knowledge, free from discrimination, gender bias and stigma. It aims to create and develop competent educators in the areas of friendships, relationships and sexuality and sexual health.

Information for international students

Applications will be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (www.pac.ie/dcu) before 14th July 2017.

Applicants who require a study visa for the purposes of gaining entry into Ireland are advised to apply as early as possible.

Fees and funding

International students
Please see our website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • GradCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Sylvie Byrne