Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Work & the Welfare State

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Work & the Welfare State
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code SPOL28170
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
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 22
Specified Learning Activities 38
Autonomous Student Learning 40
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Teaching will be delivered via twice weekly lectures. These lectures will have interactive components.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+SPOL28170 Work & the Welfare State
Academic Year 2022/2023

In advanced capitalist democracies, the welfare of individuals, families, households and the population writ large fundamentally rests upon one’s labour – primarily through formal par...

Number of Credits 5
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