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An Cosán’s Autumn Prospectus

Check out the courses being offered by An Cosán's Virtual Community College

Written by Oisín McKenna and posted in education

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If you are thinking of going back to education, a course delivered by An Cosán Virtual Community College could be a great option.

An Cosán has been delivering courses in Tallaght West for thirty years, teaching from early years to adulthood in communities that struggle with injustice and inequality.

An Cosán is now offers training through its award-winning Virtual Community College (VCC). Working with IT Carlow, VCC uses a blended model of online, live lectures with offline activities, assignments and face-to-face workshops.

Courses provided through An Cosán VCC 

Introductory Programmes

Unaccredited | 6 weeks | €200

  • Introduction to Community Development (Unaccredited)
  • Introduction to Community Drugs Work (Unaccredited)
  • Introduction to Gender Studies (Unaccredited)
  • Introduction to Climate Change (Unaccredited)

Higher Education

Special Purpose Awards | QQI Level 6 | 10 Credits | 10 weeks | €300

  • Learning to Learn at Third Level
  • Citizenship and Social Action
  • Community Leadership
  • Introduction to Social Enterprise Development
  • Community Development
  • Group Work and Facilitation Skills
  • Social Analysis


6 programmes | QQI Level 6 | 60 Credits | 1 year | €1,800

  • Certificate in Leadership and Community Development
  • Certificate in Applied Addiction Studies and Community Development

Continuous Professional Development

  • Special Purpose Award | QQI Level 7 | 10 credits | 10 weeks | €300
  • Special Purpose Award in Transformative Community Education
  • Special Purpose Award in Technology Enhanced Learning

You can read the full prospectus here and you can view the 2017 Autumn Academic Calendar (click on Academic Calendar) to see what programmes are on offer from September. 

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Published August 15th, 2017
Last updated August 21st, 2017
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