UCC CPD courses

Neuromuscular Disorders CG6012

Course Fact File
Duration45 x 1hr directed study (includes Lectures, Workshops, Group Discussions, e-learning and recommended reading); 180 hrs Self Directed Study.
Teaching ModePart-Time
Fees€1040.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.
Closing DateUpdated Closing Date: 1st Sept 2023

CG6012: Venues to be confirmed once booked.

Commencement date Monday 2nd October 2023.

Start DateSemester I : 2nd October 2023


The UPDATED CLOSING DATE for applications for this Semester 1 module is 01/09/2023

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Integrate the aetiology and clinical presentation of peripheral and central neurological conditions affecting older adults
  • Critically evaluate common interventions used in the rehabilitation of people with neurological conditions
  • Justify decision making within the process of patient assessment and management
  • Defend the multidisciplinary management of neurological conditions.
  • Critically analyse the psychosocial issues relevant to the assessment and management of neurological conditions.

Content:  Theoretical and practical aspects of key topics required to practice as a leader in neurological rehabilitation. Physiology, anatomy and pathophysiology of central and peripheral nervous system disorders which affect older adults. Presentations of upper and lower motor neuron disorders. Presentations of peripheral neuropathies. Current best practice in multidisciplinary management of nervous system disorders.


Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 x 3000 Word Essay).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. 

Provisionally this module will commence on 3rd October 2022. Further dates will be verfified once confirmed.

Class Dates 2023-24: Venue  
Provisional ;  2nd October 2023


Face to Face Contact Day


Provisional ;  3rd October 2023


Face to Face Contact Day


Provisional ; 9th October  2023 Face to Face Contact Day



Candidates must have:

  • A primary degree in a relevant health care discipline* or an equivalent academic qualification and professional experience to be approved by the Programme Team;
  • Ideally candidates should have at least one year's practical experience in their area of qualifications post-registration.
  • Applicants who do not meet the normal academic or experience requirements may also be considered following a review of their individual qualifications and experience by the Programme Team.

*A relevant health care discipline includes but is not limited to medicine, nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, audiology, physiotherapy, psychology and social studies.

All applicants are required to complete an application form and provide evidence of current professional registration.

Fees and Costs

The fee for this module is €1040.00 There is also a €35 application fee. 

How To Apply

  • To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.  
  • Gather any additional documents required.
  • An application fee of €35 is payable for this module via the UCC Apply portal.