Adult Education

Follow the path to a brighter future!

An Cosán provides people of all ages with pathways to learning, leadership and social enterprise.

We offer a variety of affordable short and accessible programmes from entry level unaccredited through to a range of accredited options at various levels to suit the stage that’s right for you.

Our programmes include modules in early years education and care, wellness, parenting, personal and professional development, community development, leadership, addiction studies and social enterprise.  Our programmes fall under three main levels:

Take a look at our current Adult Education Calendar!

Steps to Apply and Key Dates

Taking place every Friday at 11am, all you have to do is register in advance at www.bit.ly/AnCosanOpenDays2021

You will hear from members of the An Cosán team about our programmes, what you require and what supports are available. We hope to answer all your questions!

  • We will send you a Zoom link and brief instructions on how to join on the day of your session
  • You will need access to a smart phone / laptop and internet to access this online session
  • If access to technology is a barrier, or if you are unable to attend one of the dates listed, please get in touch by contacting a member of our team directly on email info@ancosan.ie or phone 01 – 462 8488 and we will be happy to make alternative arrangements.

We know going to college can be an exciting but also expensive experience, and we know the biggest barriers people face in accessing education is financial. Many of An Cosán’s courses are funded, and we have also put together a list of financial supports that may be available for you.

To register for an Access or Further Education Programme: Please e-mail info@ancosan.ie at least one week before the course start date.

To register for a Higher Education Programme:

Higher Education application deadlines:

Certificate Personal & Professional Development: 24 September 2021

BA degree: 23 July 2022

Standalone modules: three weeks before the course start date

 

If access to technology is a barrier, please get in touch by contacting a member of our team directly on email info@ancosan.ie or by phone 01 – 462 8488 and we will be happy to make alternative arrangements.

Higher Education applicants may be invited to attend an online interview via Zoom.

An Cosán makes an offer to successful applicants.

Applicants will be asked to confirm and to secure their place by submitting their Deposit and Payment Schedule (where applicable) as soon as possible once an offer is made.

For Higher Education Programmes:
Induction Week Start – Week beginning 6th September 2021
Term 1 Classes Start – Week beginning 13th September 2021

For Access and Further Education Programmes:
Start dates vary, most will commence early September, please check with info@ancosan.ie if you have any questions

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