Social Studies - Applied - Young Adults

Liberties College


Course Name Social Studies - Applied - Young Adults
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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Course Code 5M2181
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+This is a broad academic introduction to social studies and social care. As an access programme this course caters particularly for those who wish to progress to Higher Education or further professional training.

Features of the Course

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FET Code 5M2181 - Applied Social Studies
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 Applied Social Studies 5M2181
Occupational First Aid
Number of Places 22
Course Fee

Expand+There are no tuition fees for students who are citizens of Ireland or another European Union State. For all students there is a moderate course charge to cover expenses such as examination fees and specialist materials supplied directly to students....

Financial Support Students may be eligible for a means tested maintenance grant under the Maintenance Grants Scheme for students attending Post Leaving Certificate Courses. General information and application details may be obtained on You can submit your application for a Maintenance Grant once you have secured a college place.

Candidates are advised to apply for a grant as soon as they have secured a college place in order to have time to submit all documents required.
Interview Yes
Application Date Admission Dates

Round 1 March 2019 Saturday

Round 2 April 2019 Wednesday

Round 3 May 2019 Tuesday

Round 4 August 2019 To be confirmed


Due to the high level of interest in some course areas, interview panels fill up quickly.

Liberties College reserves the right to close application to courses when interview panels are full.

Every effort will be made to accommodate applicants in subsequent interview rounds.
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Subjects Taught Principal Areas of Study

Mandatory Modules
• Social Studies
• Psychology
• Intercultural Studies
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Equality and Disability
• English Literature / Working With Groups
• Word Processing
• Human Growth and Development
• Substance Use

(Modules offered may be subject to change).

(Modules offered may be subject to change).
Entry Requirements •You should be at least 17 years of age.
•Two references must be presented at interview.
•Leaving Certificate standard is required; or Pass Level (120 credits) in the Leaving Certificate Applied. Individual courses may have specific additional requirements. These will be outlined in the course descriptions for each course.
•Relevant work experience or training will be considered.
Careers or Further Progression Progression:
•TR084 Social Studies/Social Work – Trinity College Dublin
•BN011 Applied Social Studies in Social Care – Blanchardstown Institute of Technology
•DT571 Social Care – DIT
•MH107 Social Services – NUI Maynooth
•DN007 Social Science – UCD
•Social Care – Tallaght IT

A range of opportunities within the Community and Voluntary Work Sectors
Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
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