Psychology & Social Sciences

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Psychology & Social Sciences
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2181
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content Psychology is a social science. It is the study of behaviour, of why we do the things we do. The aim of psychology is to understand how a person thinks, feels and acts in a social situation. The main focus is to try and understand the individual, and how the individual is affected by, and affects, the world around them. This course is for people who wish to embark on a programme of study leading to a career in social care.
FET Code 5M2181 - Applied Social Studies
Duration 1 year
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to medic...

Financial Support

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1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date 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.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught Psychology
Social Studies
Intercultural Studies
Communications
Human Growth and Development
Occupational First Aid
Teamworking
Equality and Disability
IT Skills
Work Experience
Understanding Mental Health
Mature Entry Places Mature students who have worked in a social care setting or have completed a care related course.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements
Careers or Further Progression

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This course provides students with the foundation skills required for employment in a social care setting.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to the first year of a BA Appl...

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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