Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Social Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - 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: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

HDip Social Policy FT (W050)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
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 - € 6980
nonEU fee per year - € 13670

***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. Yes

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

Course Content

Expand+HDip Social Policy
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 ran...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Social Policy Theories and Concepts I SPOL10010
Understanding Social Problems and Policies SPOL10030
History of Irish Social Policy SPOL10180
Social Protection: Security, Work and Poverty SPOL20260
Child Abuse, Sexual + Domestic S...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
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. Additionally it provides a background in Social Policy for students interested in careers in Social Policy or Public Policy.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Dominic Shellard
Contact Number: +353 (0)1716 8682
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