Final Call for applications for BA in Contemporary Disability Studies!

Are you working to support people with intellectual disability, either directly or indirectly? If so, why not develop your knowledge and skills in this area?

OTC has extended the deadline for receiving online applications for the BA in Contemporary Disability Studies degree programme to October 31st, in time for applicants to attend the Informal Interviews/Information on November 3rd, online:

BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – 3 years, QQI, Level 7, €3,552 Year 1 tuition fees, starts November 17th, 2021

This course is ideally suited for anyone working in disability services who is supporting a person or community of people with intellectual disability, either directly or indirectly, eg. special needs assistants (SNA’s), day service workers, social care leaders, people with an interest in the area and people who have a relevant Level 5 qualification.

Flexible delivery of the course includes many online supports which allow students to work and study at the same time.


Upcoming Applicants Day: November 3rd, 2021

This date is an opportunity for applicants to further discuss their choice of course with the OTC team. It includes an information session and informal interviews for applicants of the BA in Contemporary Disability Studies and will take place by Zoom meeting. No need for anyone to have to travel for this event!

Places are limited, please apply and send us a quick email if you wish to attend at:

Click HERE for information on how to make your online application today.

Contact Conor with any queries on 01-2990580 or


About Applicants Day

On the day, there will be a presentation about the College, and you will have the opportunity to “meet” tutors and administrative staff.

As part of the Applicant Day activities you will be required to:

  • Experience a 50-minute presentation relating to the College and the BA course starting at 10am.
  • Attend a short presentation regarding administration and fees information, and view specific details concerning the MyOTC Online Module approx. at 11.30am

Details to join the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you separately closer to the event taking place.

How to Apply

The application steps are explained HERE

Please do not hesitate to contact Conor with any questions regarding the above courses and the application process:

Telephone: 01-2990580.