Social Science - Social Work

Maynooth University


Course Name Social Science - Social Work
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHB62
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MSocSc (Social Work)
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date: 05 February 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration 2 Years Full Time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Application for entry to the MSocSc Social Work programme is open to graduates who can demonstrate that they possess the following:
•A minimum Second Class Honours (2H2) primary degree (NFQ Level 8) in social science or equivalent, with social pol...

Course Content

The Master of Social Science (Social Work) (MSocSc Social Work) is a full time two year programme for suitable graduates who want to pursue a career in social work. The programme combines rigorous academic education with supervised field wo...

Subjects Taught Disclaimer
Outlined modules are subject to change as the curriculum is revised and reviewed annually. Please check periodically for updates.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Options
Social workers are employed in a range of settings including child welfare and protection, criminal justice, mental health, addiction and health-related social work. The Department of Applied Social Studies offers opportunities for po...

Further Enquiries Programme Co-ordinator Dr Gloria Kirwan
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3743 / 4574
Address Department of Applied Social Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland