Social Studies - Social Work

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Social Studies - Social Work
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR084
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters B.S.S. (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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Students will be required to undergo Garda vetting, see below for further details.

On successful completion of this programme, students will have acquired and demonstrated the necessary knowledge, skills and ethical...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
Mature Applicants

Expand+All undergraduate courses in Trinity are open to mature applicants. Mature student applicants are not required to satisfy the normal minimum entry requirements and are not required to meet competitive academic entry levels (e.g. Leaving Certificate p...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
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Number of Places Places 2018: 45
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Social Studies?
The B.S.S. is a professional degree designed for students who wish to become social workers and who believe they have the personal attributes and motivation for social work.

The four year B.S.S. social work degree combines...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study

This course introduces you to a wide range of social science subjects in the first year, and then increases the number of social work subjects in the following three years. Teaching methods are varied, interactiv...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate skills and career opportunities
As a Social Studies graduate of Trinity, you are eligible to apply to register as a professionally qualified social worker with CORU. Your qualification will be recognised in many other countries. You also h...

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Points History
Year Points
2018 453
2017 454
2016 470