Social Work - Mature Applicants only

University College Cork


Course Name Social Work - Mature Applicants only
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK115
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 BSW (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Mature Applicants

Open to mature students aged 23 years or more on January 1 of the year of entry. APPLICATION Application is through the CAO ( and includes sitting the Mature Students Admission Pathway (MSAP) TEST.

• No formal qualificatio...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Mature Entry Places Approx. Intake 25
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Interview Yes
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Be sure to complete any action well in advance of closing dates. You should av...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

On completion of the Bachelor of Social Work which is a fulltime degree course, students are eligible to apply for registration as a social worker with the Irish Social Work Registration Board. UCC’s BSW is the only undergraduate pro...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules

AP1110 Psychology as Science (5 credits); AP1149 Introduction to Developmental and Social Psychology (5 credits); EC1121 & EC1122 Markets, Governments and the Economics of Social Issues I & II (5 credits each); or PA1104 & PA1105 ...

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Careers or Further Progression

The BSW leads to very good job prospects in a wide range of settings such as:

• hospitals
• child protection
• fostering
• probation
• disability services
• adoption agencies
• mental health services

Graduates of ...

Further Enquiries Mr Ger Mannix, Social Work Secretary
T: +353 (0)21 490 2899
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Points History
Year Points
2019 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2016 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2010 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)