Social Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W050
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:
HDip Social Policy FT (W050)
Deadline: Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee HDip Social Policy (W050) Full Time
EU fee per year - €6,710
nonEU fee per year - €13,270

***Fees are subject to change
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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Entry Requirements Please contact the school for entry requirements.

Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The course is designed to enable students to have the opportunity to pursue furth...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 60)
This Higher Diploma is a transition course providing a foundation in Social Policy for graduates of other disciplines.
• regular access to academic staff who specialise in a wide range of areas within So...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
• Social Policy Theories and Concepts I
• Understanding Social Problems and Policies
• History of Irish Social Policy
• Social Protection: Security, Work and Poverty
• Child Ab...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
The Higher Diploma in Social Policy can be used as a transition course for those who need to fulfil the Social Policy credit requirements for access to postgraduate training in Social Work.

Related Programmes
MSocSc Social Work FT
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Dominic Shellard
Contact Number: +353 (0)1716 8682
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