Leadership & Management in Social Care - Blanchardstown

TU Dublin - Blanchardstown


Course Name Leadership & Management in Social Care - Blanchardstown
Course Provider TU Dublin - Blanchardstown
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU196
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Afternoon, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Blanchardstown
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement Date September 2022
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Duration 1 year

Mode of Study
Part Time

Method of Delivery

Wednesday 2-10pm and 4 x Fridays per semester.

**Please note that class timetables and modes of delivery are indicative and may be subject to change, depending on public health advice**
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements?
The minimum entry requirement for this programme is a Bachelor of Arts in Social Care, Social Science or equivalent NFQ Level 7 award. In addition, applicants must have at least two years post qualification experience working in a recognised social care setting.
Course Content

Expand+This new programme is aimed at Social Care Workers who are currently in a leadership or managment post or for those who wish to progress their careers. The programme is designed to enable social care graduates to develop supervisory and management co...

Subjects Taught Semester 1

Fundamentals of Management in Social Care
Group Processes
Advanced Research Methods & Practice
Leadership & Professional Development
Mental Health & Therapeutic Interventions
Child Protection, Practice and Policy

Semester 2

Managing People in Social Care
Developing Innovation in Social Care
Professional Development & Ethical Practice
Legal & Regulatory Frameworks in Social Care
Applied Research Project
Assessment Method Assessments

Modules will be assessed through a combination of ongoing assessments and exams. There will be an emphasis in assessments on the application of theoretical concepts to leadership and management practice in social care.

All students will complete research modules, culminating in an individual research project. Students will be engaged in research supervision throughout the process and are encouraged to complete research in a relevant area of interest.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+This programme will equip graduates to compete for higher level roles in social care leadership and management. Graduates will be academically skilled to engage actively with relevant statutory and non-statutory agencies such as; TUSLA, the Child and...

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