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, Online, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Intake: September
Application Date

Expand+Application Closing Date: 1st March 2019
Application Process
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 and included required ...

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Duration The programme is two years full-time. It is delivered using a blended teaching method of both face-to-face and online learning. Students complete two practice placements as part of the programme.
Course Fee MA Social Work- €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...

Number of Places There are a limited number of places (max 20) on this programme.
Comment Accredited by: IT Sligo through delegated authority from QQI
Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications
MA 120 (ECTS = European Credit Transfer System)
This programme is not approved by CORU.

The programme is delivered by experts in social work practice and discipline-specific expertise.
Course Content

Expand+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 sectors.

To p...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
• 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

Semester 2
• Lifespan Develop...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+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...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
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