Applied Social Studies in Social Care

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Applied Social Studies in Social Care
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Athlone Institute of Technology, Cavan & Monaghan ETB
Course Code CI061AT AL765
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Athlone Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town, Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Qualification Letters BA
Duration 3 years.
Entry Requirements Leaving certificate candidates, please refer to the AIT website for entry requirements. Students who have achieved a QQI level 5 award are also eligible to apply. QQI applicants should check with AIT to ensure that they present with the appropriate modules.
QQI FET Applicants General Information Students who have achieved a QQI level 5 award are also eligible to apply. QQI applicants should check with AIT to ensure that they present with the appropriate modules.
Course Fee FEES
Athlone Fees 2019/2020 available from www.ait.ie/fees/
Financial Support The Third Level Grant System applies to this course.
AIT fees apply
Interview Yes
Application Date APPLY DIRECTLY TO CAVAN INSTITUTE
Delivered in Conjunction with Athlone Institute of Technology.

HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Deadline - April 2019 - Late Applications may be accepted on some courses.
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Course Content This is a three-year, full-time ordinary level degree programme. Students taking year one in Cavan Institute are registered as AIT students and study the same curriculum as students attending AIT. The second and third years of this programme are undertaken in AIT.
Subjects Taught Year 1 (at Cavan Institute)
Learning and Development for Higher Education Contemporary Social Care Practice
Applied Social Care Placement
Developmental Psychology
Interactional Approach to Social Care
Introduction to Politics
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Law
French
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
This course aims to prepare students for employment in all social care sectors, such as residential care, care of people with specific needs.

Progression Opportunities:
Those who successfully complete the three-year BA in Arts in Applied Social Studies in Social Care may progress to obtain a level 8 honours degree with one further yearís study at AIT.
Further Enquiries Head of School of Business,
Bridget McGibney BBS, MA,
Cavan Institute
Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
www.cavaninstitute.ie
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