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

Expand+This programme is open to Mature Students only (i.e. those who are 23 years of age by 1 January of the year of proposed entry). Application is made through the CAO and the closing date for receipt of completed applications is 1 February of the year ...

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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

Be sure to complete any action well in advan...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) will make you eligible to apply to be registered as a social worker with regulatory bodies in Ireland and internationally. This full-time four-year undergraduate degree is open to mature students only...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:

AP1022, AP1023 Applied Psychology (5 credits per module)
EC1121 & EC1122 Markets, Governments and Economics of Social Issues I & II (5 credits each);
SS1017 & SS1018 Politics and Social Policy 1 & 2 (10 + 5 credits respectively);...

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Assessment Method

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

The BSW course is assessed through a variety of methods, including continuous assessment, exam...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
This course is approved by the Health and Social Care Professional Council (CORU) as a socialwork training course. Successful graduates can use their qualification to apply to CORU to be placed on the register of socia...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Gerard Mannix
+353 (0)21 490 2899
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International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 0
2019 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2016 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)