Social Care & Social Justice - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Social Care & Social Justice - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 101795 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MA/PgDip
Application Date Application Closing Date: 31st August 2020
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Duration Postgraduate Diploma 18 months (3 semesters)
Masters 2 years (4 semesters).

Delivery Method
Part-time blended online and in college. Students study 6 days over each semester on campus, usually 2 consecutive days at the beginning, 2 consecutive days mid semester and 2 consecutive days at the end of the semester in addition to a weekly online lecture.
Course Fee Total Fees for PgD €4800
Total Fees for MA €7200

Per 5 Credit module €400
Per 10 Credit module €800
Per 20 Credit module €1600
Financial Support Potential Funding Opportunity
Sligo Chamber Skillnet may be able to partially fund programme fees for you or your employees - for further details please
Entry Requirements

Expand+All applicants will be considered through a selection process. Key requirements include:

• 2.2 Honours Degree in Social Care or in a cognate discipline

• Two years of professional practice experience in a relevant field.


Interview Yes
Course Content

Expand+This exciting, interesting and thought provoking programme gives you the opportunity to examine the fields of social care and social justice as a collaborative and complementary subject area.

As a blended learning programme, it provides a flexibil...

Subjects Taught
Semester 1
• Introduction to Social Justice Theory & Practice 10
• Social Transformation 10
• Management and Leadership in Social Care 05
• Research Design and Development 05

Semester 2
• Care Work and Social Justice 10
• Human Rights Policy & Law 10
• Social Locations: An intersectional approach 10
• Social Inclusion and Diversity 10
• Final Research Project 20
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
This programme provides graduates with expert knowledge in the social care and social justice fields and therefore graduates are expected to progress up their personal career ladders in areas such as policy, research, management and leadership within specific organisations.

What are my further study opportunities?
Doctoral Studies in Social Care or Social Justice Discipline, Research, Policy, can be explored. Other opportunities exist, depending on your personal goals.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
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