Health & Social Care - Advancing Health & Social Care

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Health & Social Care - Advancing Health & Social Care
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc PgDip
Application Date Application Deadline - 14 September.
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Duration 1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time
PGDip: 9 months
Course Fee EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €10,000.00
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements are a Level 8 Honours Degree in a relevant discipline such as Health & Social Care, Nursing, Early Childhood Care, Social Work, Youth Work etc. Applicants may be required to undertake an interview. RPL will be considered in accordance with the Quality Assurance of LYIT.
Course Content

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Our Master of Science in Advancing Health & Social Care is suitable for progression for professionals working in the provision and delivery of ever-changing health and social care agenda. It is a one year, full-time or two yea...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Semester 1
• Advanced Research Methods (M)
• Advanced Professional Leadership & Management (M)
• Behaviours of Concern (M)

Semester 2
• Contemporary Legal & Professional Issues (M)
• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy &...

Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Adult Services
Health Awareness Bodies
Care of the Elderly

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
Senior Nurse Manager
Social Worker
Senior Health & Social Manager
Early Childcare Education Manager

Typical careers include Senior Nursing, Social Work and Childcare Education.
Further Enquiries Further Information
Dr Louise McBride
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6303
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