Trinity College Dublin Online Education

Introduction

Through online education, Trinity College Dublin can now reach the best students around the globe, provide access and flexibility to academic excellence, and promote a transformative student experience.

With its reputation for providing world-class education, Trinity College Dublin can now enable a greater number of students achieve their potential in their preferred field.

For over 400 years, the commitment to provide a superior education has seen Trinity College Dublin gain a well-deserved reputation as one of the world’s best universities, and as Ireland's top university.

In 2014, Trinity College’s first online course, the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Social Studies, was launched, and these 37 students graduated in the autumn of 2015. Trinity College also successfully launched its first free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that year, which remembered Irish Lives in War and Revolution and had over 12,000 students take part. Since then, over 46,000 learners across the globe have been part of postgraduate and free online education at Trinity College Dublin.

Trinity's online students study courses that have been created by Trinity’s world-class academics and enhanced by online learning specialists. All videos, enhanced interactive presentations, and documents are accessible through Trinity College’s Virtual Learning Environment, Blackboard Learn. Throughout each online course, students collaborate with one another and with academics to create an engaging and vibrant online community of learners.

Discussions and interactions with academics are not limited to emails, and students attend weekly virtual tutorials where they can interact with their class in real-time. Using a webcam and headset, each student can see, hear, and talk to academics and other students.

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Online M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma Managing Risk and System Change

Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This online course is relevant to safety critical industries across the globe and focuses on people already in work, who have responsibility for managing: risk; change; safety; quality; planning; system design. It brings the next generation of safety, risk and change management to you, in your work, embedded in your everyday practice with a systemic, proactive and performance focus. [+]

This online course is relevant to safety critical industries across the globe and focuses on people already in work, who have responsibility for managing: risk; change; safety; quality; planning; system design. It brings the next generation of safety, risk and change management to you, in your work, embedded in your everyday practice with a systemic, proactive and performance focus. The overall objective of this online Masters programme is to provide a rigorous but practical focus on risk, change and system design in operations, manufacturing and services, with an innovative integrated approach to the role of people in such systems. It provides a core framework that has been tested in collaborative industrial research and practice for managing and developing people, the design and integration of new technologies, the management of risk and the implementation of change. World-class international teams who have collaborated through industrial research has been mobilised to provide the highest calibre research led teaching, supervision and professional expertise. Students will also become part of a global community of practice, a community of professional learners, across a range of safety critical sectors, where they will benefit not only from the academic and industrial experts delivering the course but also from the extended network of fellow students. Course Delivery This course provides students with a stimulating online learning experience by creating a structured yet flexible learning approach. The place of study is flexible as online delivery allows students to engage in learning activities at home or in the workplace and there... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Applied Social Studies

Online Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This level 9 academic postgraduate course, delivered online, aims to provide graduates from all disciplines with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the role that social policies play in developing functioning and just societies. A second year leading to a M.Sc. in Applied Social Studies is available to eligible candidates who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma. [+]

This level 9 academic postgraduate course, delivered online, aims to provide graduates from all disciplines with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the role that social policies play in developing functioning and just societies. A second year leading to a M.Sc. in Applied Social Studies is available to eligible candidates who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma. Students will consider the role of social policy in addressing some of the ‘wicked problems’ that contemporary societies face. Wicked problems are complex interdependent problems such as crime and poverty, which are often resistant to the policy solutions put in place by governments. Students will be exposed to the arguments for developing policy interventions in areas such as social security, health and housing, and the challenges of implementing and changing policy in these areas at a national and global level. Whether you are interested in social work, social policy, social care, or social change this course will provide you with new knowledge and perspectives. The programme attracts individuals from the public, private and community and voluntary sectors who want a sound grasp of the principles that underpin social policy and social service provision. This includes those: delivering and managing social service provision e.g. housing, health, child and family and disability services designing, developing or funding social policy advocating for social policy change who require an understanding of social problems and social policy responses to fulfil their organisation’s corporate social responsibility commitments seeking career change or career development interested in further study The programme... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate

Interdisciplinary Online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia

Online Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The aim of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically explore and critique dementia care service provision. [+]

The aim of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically explore and critique dementia care service provision. The design is such that it will promote collaboration between disciplines of nursing, medicine, occupational therapy, social work and other professionals working with persons living with dementia and their families/significant others. Graduates of this course, in applying their learning, will be enabled to promote and develop excellence in dementia care in their practice setting thus ensuring that people with dementia live a dignified and meaningful life. Structure & Delivery The course is delivered exclusively online over the course of one academic year. As an online student, each week a new session will be available for you to study through our online learning environment, Blackboard. The course materials will be delivered in a variety of formats, for example, podcasts discussion forums and blogs. This creates a media rich environment within which the student can engage in learning activities in a flexible manner. Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia course (without compensation) are eligible to continue on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma in Dementia or a M.Sc. in Dementia from Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin within five years of completing the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia. Course Content NU7802 Ways of Understanding Dementia and Dementia Care (10) NU7803 Critical Issues in Assessment and Care Planning (10) NU7804 Enhancing the experience of Living with Dementia (10)... [-]

Online Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Exercise

Online Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The overall objective of this postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Exercise is to enable clinicians to prescribe exercise as a disease preventative and treatment modality in a safe, effective, and scientific manner. [+]

The overall objective of this postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Exercise is to enable clinicians to prescribe exercise as a disease preventative and treatment modality in a safe, effective, and scientific manner. Material covered on this course includes how to accurately assess activity and fitness and apply this knowledge for the safe and effective prescription of exercise. Research presented throughout this course will enable an understanding of the role of exercise in the prevention and treatment of disease, while case scenarios and group discussions will help apply this knowledge to patients with various pathologies. This postgraduate certificate in Clinical Exercise will be delivered online and will address how physical activity and exercise can become an intergral part of patient prescription. In recent years evidence has emerged on the role of exercise as a treatment tool for those with depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment, rheumatic diseases and other conditions where exercise was not traditionally considered beneficial. This course in Clinical Exercise has been specifically designed to provide health professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to become confident at individually prescribing exercise to people with various pathologies. Modules and Assessment This level 9 Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Exercise is delivered fully online and consists of four Modules which run from September to June. Module 1: The Cardiovascular and Respiratory System (10 ECTS) Module 2: Physical Activity and Exercise (5 ECTS) Module 3: Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease (10 ECTS) Module 4: Exercise Prescription for Clinical Populations (5 ECTS) Students will... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma / M.Sc. in Advanced Radiotherapy Practice

Online Full time 1 - 3 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin

Our postgraduate radiotherapy course online aims to develop knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients and to enable you to critically evaluate and participate in research in this area. [+]

This course can be considered towards CPD for professionals associated includinCPD for professionals associated includinCPD for professionals associated including CPD for professionals associated includinCPD for professionals associated including IIRRT, IMC, IAPM, CORU and other similar professional bodies. Course Details Our postgraduate radiotherapy course online aims to develop knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients and to enable you to critically evaluate and participate in research in this area. It is aimed at Radiotherapy professionals that: Are seeking to expand their career into Advanced Clinical Practice; Management and/or Research. Wish to work in an extended role in their department. Are returning to employment and may wish to update their knowledge on current evidence-based practice. During this course you will gain in-depth evidence based knowledge of the management of radiotherapy patients, critically evaluate your practice and develop ideas for services improvements within your practice and workplace. The online delivery of this programme allows you to: Undertake a flexible yet structured programme of education, with no requirement to attend the Trinity Campus. Benefit from evidence-based learning resources and input from clinical experts. Share experiences and ideas with fellow students doing online discussions. Benefit from weekly engagement with fellow learners and academics through interactive webinars. Admission requirements Applications will be accepted from those who: Hold an honours primary degree in Radiation Therapy, Medical Physics, Medicine or a related discipline; or otherwise satisfy the selection panel that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course. Evidence of... [-]

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Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Social Studies, Trinity College Dublin

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Online Cert., Dipl,, M.Sc in Advanced radiotherapy practice

Online MSc in Managing Risk and System Change

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