Centre for Disability Studies

Centre for Disability Studies

MA Disability Studies students celebrate graduation

MA Disability Studies students celebrate graduation

CDS Teaching Activities

Members of CDS provide a wide range of teaching and supervision within the University.

In this section:

PhD supervision

The Centre has a thriving international community of postgraduate research students and welcomes applications for supervision of doctoral projects addressing disability issues (contact us for details).

PhD graduates and staff at graduation ceremony

PhD graduates and CDS staff at graduation

Masters programmes

There are several modules of study at postgraduate level that address disability exclusively. These include, for example:

  • SLSP5216M Social Policy, Politics and Disabled People
  • SLSP5311M Disability and Development
  • SLSP5414M Debates on Disability Theory and Research
  • LAW5862M Human Rights and Disabled People 1
  • LAW5863M Human Rights and Disabled People 2
  • EDUC5612M Inclusive Learning in Educational Settings

Undergraduate teaching

Disability studies feature as options within a range of degree programmes at Leeds, for example in the following modules:

  • LAW3055 Disability Law
  • LSP3120 Disability Rights and the International Policy Context
  • SLSP2040 Disability Studies: An Introduction
  • HECS1113 Disability, Inclusion & the Life Course
  • LLLC1417 Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • EDUC2401 Inclusive Education
  • ENGL3384 ExtraOrdinary Bodies: Disability, Medicine and Normalcy in Contemporary Literatures
  • ENGL3398 Medical Humanities: Representing Illness, Disability, and Care
  • ENGL3439 States of Mind: Disability, Cognitive Impairment and Mental Health in Contemporary Culture

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