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 applicants aged 23 years of age or more on 1st January of the year of entry. Applicants are shortlisted for interview based on MSAP results, CAO Application, Personal Statement, relevant life and work experience and knowledge of social issues/social work. Application is made through the CAO.

Students are subject to Garda vetting and Fitness to Practise,
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. available places 25
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Interview Yes
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022 - Restricted Course

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

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Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Social work is a profession that is primarily concerned with supporting and helping people in a variety of situations and settings. It is also about working in solidarity with socially excluded people and groups in meeting ...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AP1022 Social Psychology,
AP1023 Lifespan Development,
EC1121 Markets, Governments & the Economics of Social Issues (Semester 1),
EC1122 Markets, Governments & the Econom...

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Careers or Further Progression

The BSW leads to very good job prospects in a wide range of settings such as: adoption services, child protection, disability services, fostering, hospitals, mental health services and the probation services.


Further Enquiries Gerard Mannix
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2899
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Points History
Year Points
2021 0
2019 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2016 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)