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
Qualifications
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, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MA/PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 31st August 2021.
Duration Postgraduate Diploma 18 months (3 semesters) and 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 EU Fees
Total Fees for Postgraduate Diploma: €4800
Total Fees for Masters: €7200
Per 5 Credit module €400
Per 10 Credit module €800
Per 20 Credit module €1600

Non EU Fees
Total Fees for Postgraduate Diploma: €7,800
Total Fees for Masters: €11,700
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 contact gcourtenay@sligochamber.ie
Entry Requirements

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

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

Desirable:
- Two years of professional practice experience in a relevant field...

Interview Yes
Comment Key Course Information
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 flexibility that is not always possible within Masters awards.

Did you know?
The Department of Social Sciences was shortlisted for the National 2019 Education Awards in the category of the Best College of Arts & Social Science.
Course Content

Expand+Course Summary
This programme offers students the opportunity to critically analyse social care and social justice and explore its applications to a range of service and user groups to enhance their capacity to act as a force for progressive social ...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Title Credits
Introduction to Social Justice: Theory and Practice 10
Social Transformation 10

Semester 2
Title Credits
Care Work and Social Justice 10
Human Rights Policy and Law 10

Semester 3
Title Credits
Social Locations 10
Management 05
Research Design and Development 05

Semester 4
Title Credits
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.

Further Study
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 8511
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
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