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Prospective students applying for DES funding should complete the Circular for the Grad.DipSEN please check DES website to download circular for 2018

The closing date for applications for DES funded places on the Grad Dip SEN is Friday March 2nd, as stipulated in the DES circular. Applicants must complete the form and send a hard copy (no faxes/scanned copies etc) addressed to Sarah Walshe, School of Education, Room 0.06, Roebuck Offices, UCD, Dublin 4. Please note that applications are processed by date of application (ie those after the closing date are put on a list), so it's best that that applicants submit the form as soon as possible.

Application to the Grad Dip SEN is also open to those who are self funding (ie not DES funded). These prospective students apply online via www.ucd.ie/apply Applications for self funding applicants will remain open until all places have been filled, early application is advised."

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The School of Education is delighted to announce a new strand available as part of the Professional Diploma in Education Studies that focuses on Mental Health and Wellbeing. As part of the 30-credit part-time programme, students take two core modules: Mindfulness in Schools in Semester One and Mental Health and Wellbeing in Semester Two. Students may then select an additional module from the full suite of modules on offer in the School in either Semester One or Two.

Applications to the programme are now open and can be made via www.ucd.ie/apply - the programme code is W314. When applying, please state that you are applying to the PDES Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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For further information, please contact Sarah Conroy at educationenquiries@ucd.ie phone (01) 716 7965