Social Science - Youth & Community Work

University College Cork


Course Name Social Science - Youth & Community Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK114
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSocSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+You must be 21 years of age on or before 1st January of the year of proposed entry. Applicants should also have the equivalent of at least one year of experience, either paid or voluntary, in the youth/community/voluntary sector. Interview will be ...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+This programme is open to mature and QQI/FET applicants.

Mature students: You must be 23 on or before 1st January of the year of proposed entry. Mature applicants must apply through the CAO before 1 February of the year of proposed entry, include ...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Progression Route from CACE (UCC Centre for Adult Continuing Education) Programmes:

You must be 21 years of age on or before 1st January of the year of proposed entry. Applicants can apply on the basis of having attained a 2.1 minimum in one of ...

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Interview Yes
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021 - Restricted Course

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

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Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
This undergraduate degree in Social Science (Youth & Community Work) for mature students combines an academic social science programme with a professionally accredited qualification in youth and community work.

This professional qu...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules (All 10 credits):
SS1101 Introduction to Youth & Community Work
SS1102 Social Analysis
SS1104 Principles and Practice of Youth and Community Work
SS1105 Social Policy 1
SS1107 Level 1 Professional Placement
SS1110 Informal/Non-Fo...

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Assessment Method

Expand+Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment.

You will be assessed by examination (25%) and continuous assessment (75%). Continuous assessmen...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Graduates from this course usually choose to seek employment in the following areas:

Youth and Community Work
Voluntary Sector
Women’s groups
Community Development projects
Family Centres
Travellers’ right...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Catherine Forde
+353 (021) 490 2450
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Points History
Year Points
2021 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2016 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2010 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)