Our Programmes

VCC brings community education to anyone who wants to learn in a friendly, accessible way. We combine live lectures with offline activities, assignments and face to face workshops. To book your place, please email an expression of interest to info@AnCosanVCC.com

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Higher Education

Through online learning, our students can access a range of higher education options that might not have been possible before. Cost is no longer a barrier, and you can fit your learning around your own schedule. As a VCC student, you are encouraged to actively engage with your own learning and valuable networking opportunities are available through our learning community.




Drugs and Crime in a Global Context (QQI Level 7)

The aims of Drugs and Crime in a Global Context module are to introduce students to globalisation theory and determine the implications of globalisation on the local context. To provide an overview of global & regional drug trends and crime patterns. To introduce students to international case studies on drugs & alcohol policy.

The structure of the module is based on developing an online community of practice using a blended learning approach, as follows:

Induction: 6 hour face-to-face workshop

Week 1: One hour online session on technology

Online Synchronous Teaching: 2 hours per week online over eight weeks

Online Tutorial: 2 group sessions over the duration of the course

Workshop: 6 hour face to face workshop during the module.

Cost of Module: €300 – Learners can access a small bursary and scholarship fund, if required.