Social Work

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Social Work
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 103309 (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
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date

Expand+Application Process
Stage One:
Students will apply for the programme online through the SUGAR system. All applicants will be reviewed and those who demonstrate that they meet application criteria will be shortlisted for the next stage of the select...

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Duration 2 years full-time.

There is 100% mandatory attendance requirement for all parts of this programme. Attendance will be monitored within all programme times. It the responsibility of each student to ensure they have registered attendance for each learning opportunity.
Course Fee €4,750 fee per year.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Admissions and Selection Criteria
In order to be considered for an interview and selection for this programme applicants:

• Require a grade of 2.1 or above in Social Sciences i.e. B.Soc.Sc, Community Development, Early Childhood Care and Educat...

Comment This programme is approved by CORU.
Course Content

Expand+Course Summary
The aim of this programme is to allow individuals to become professional and competent social workers who are knowledgeable, reflective, research-focused practitioners, able to work critically and ethically in a variety of different s...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
Title Credits
Social Work Theory to Practice 05
Social Work Skills and Competencies 10
Social Policy for Social Work 05
Professional Ethics in Social Work Practice 05
Preparation for Placement 05

Semester 2
Title Credits

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
It is anticipated that the majority of graduates of this programme will enter the many vacancies in the social work field. Consequently, the programme has been developed to provide the academic knowledge, and skills to work in a variety of social work environments.

Further Study
Graduates of the MA will be able to continue to further study at postgraduate level (NFQ levels 10) at IT Sligo and other institutions.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
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