Social Policy - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Social Policy - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA02 CKA23
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

Once you have chosen your co...

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Duration

Expand+Full-time 1 Year
Part-time 2 years By Day
CKA02 (Full-time), CKA23 (Part-time)

Depending on optional modules chosen, for the full-time one year option, students can typically expect 12-16 hours of lectures per week, and four reading hour in t...

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Entry Requirements

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The Higher Diploma in Social Policy is open to graduates who do not already possess a BSocSc Honours Degree.

Applicants may be required to present for interview where an overall assessment of their suitability will be made.
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Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Social Policy is a conversion course giving a foundation in the field of social policy for graduates who do not hold a social science degree. It can be studied full time as a one year course or part time over tw...

Subjects Taught Modules

Further details on the modules listed above can be found in our book of modules. Any modules listed above are indicative of the current set of modules for this course but are subject to change from year to year.
https://www.ucc.ie/admin/registrar/modules/
Assessment Method Assessment is by a combination of essay, exams, and social research project.
Careers or Further Progression

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The Higher Diploma in Social Policy gives you a foundation in the study of the welfare state and the social services. It is a conversion course for those who don’t hold a social science degree, but wish to apply fo...

Further Enquiries Phil O’Sullivan
Phil.osullivan@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 2228
https://www.ucc.ie/en/appsoc/courses/pg/cka02/23/

Mr. Joe Finnerty
j.finnerty@ucc.ie
+ 353 (0)21 490 3537
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