Social Prescribing

ATU - Sligo Campuses


Course Name Social Prescribing
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 113455 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller listing of programmes for January.

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Application Date

Expand+Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.

All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller ...

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Expand+1 year part-time

Delivery Method: Online

On-Campus Attendance
The course comprises a combination of recorded material and live online engagement.

Most of our online courses have about 2-3 hours of live lectures per week (but this can vary...

Course Fee Total Fees: €1,500
Entry Requirements Applicants must achieve five passes at leaving certificate level (or equivalent). Applicants not meeting these requirements can have their experiential, work-based learning considered.

The programme welcomes, and will be of value to all, but may be especially interesting to those working in health, social care, and community development.
Course Content

Expand+This programme aims to provide existing and potential Social Prescribing Link Workers with targeted evidence-informed knowledge, skills and competencies in the field of Social Prescribing, delivered in an easily accessible manner.

In supporting ...

Subjects Taught Semester 1 Title Credits Social
Prescribing 1: Introduction to Theory, Policy & Practice 05

Social Prescribing 2: Community Resources & Creative Communication 05

Semester 2 Title Credits
Social Prescribing 3: Social Inclusion & Effective Communication 05

Social Prescribing 4: Evidence Informed Practice 05
Number of Credits 20
Careers or Further Progression Further Study
Graduates of the programme may consider undertaking awards in related fields of social care, occupational health, and psychology. These programmes are available with ATU Sligo. Interested students will be provided with a programme progression talk before they complete their programme.

Students may also wish to progress to community development awards which are available within the CUA group.
Further Enquiries Further Information
Course Co-ordinator: Natalie Delimata
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