Family Support Studies

NUI Galway

 

Course Name Family Support Studies
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1FS2 1FS3
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA/PDip
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We encourage all applicants to apply as early as possible.

Online Application
Applications to most postgraduate programmes at NUI Galway are made online via www.nuigalway.ie/apply

The application system will be open from ...

Application Date CLOSING DATE: 26th May 2022.

1FS2 (MA); 1FS3 (PDip)
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Duration 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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Fees can be subject to change from year to year. Please check www.nuigalway.ie/fees for exact individual course fees. Fees quoted are all per annum fees.

Tuition fees for international (non-EU*) students are also li...

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at www.studentfinance.ie. Grant applications can also be made online at www.susi.ie

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See www.revenue.ie. The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements

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Participants will have a third-level qualification or a recognised professional qualification in a field broadly related to family support service delivery. In addition, as the programme is not geared towards individual...

Number of Places 18
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Expand+3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. Unique in Europe: Established in 2003, this programme is the only one of its kind in Europe with an emphasis on applying a family support orientation across a wide range of practice and policy arenas. ...

Course Content

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The primary focus of family support is on early intervention and prevention, aiming to promote and protect the health, well-being and rights of all children, young people and their families, paying particular attention to those who ar...

Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates will have the opportunity to enhance their careers in a wide range of service areas at both practitioner and manager level, working in state and voluntary services on behalf of children and families. Reflecting the ...

Further Enquiries Dr Carmel Devaney
T: +353 91 495 733
E: carmel.devaney@nuigalway.ie
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