Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Inequality & Social Justice in Irish Society

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Inequality & Social Justice in Irish Society
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code SSJ10060
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Small Group 3
Specified Learning Activities 24
Autonomous Student Learning 49
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Learning is through lecture attendance, preparation for tutorials, participation in tutorials (3 in total), course reading, completion of assignments and self-directed learning.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:
No prior learning required.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Inequality in Irish Society (EQUL10060)
Course Content

Expand+SSJ10060 Inequality and Social Justice in Irish Society
Academic Year 2022/2023

Despite significant increases in income and wealth over the past two decades, Ireland is often described as one of the most deeply unequal societies within the Europe...

Number of Credits 5
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