Social Care Practice - Advanced

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Social Care Practice - Advanced
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 47970 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Flexible
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters MSc/PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Athlone IT for next course start date.
Application Date Students may join the programme in September or January in any given year. Applications and expressions of interest in particular modules should be submitted in the semester prior to the module(s) commencing e.g. semester one (Sept-Dec) for a January start date, semester two (Jan-June) for a September start date. Modules will run one evening per week (6pm-9pm) over the course of each semester.
Duration 3 years part-time
Course Fee Course Fees: €750 per module.
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Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Applicants should hold an honours degree (Level 8) in Social Care. Applicants with an honours degree (Level 8) in a cognate discipline may complete a Minor Award in a single module.
Course Content

Expand+Why take this course?
The social care profession is dedicated to protecting and assisting the most vulnerable in our society. Social Care Workers are on the front line in attempting to address pertinent social issues like: child welfare and protecti...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Study pathways

A student will have three study pathways open to them as follows:

Master of Arts in Advanced Social Care Practice (Level 9): Completion of designed modules worth 40 credits plus Research Methods and Dissertation (total 70 credits...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What opportunities might it lead to?
The future of social care focuses on promoting high standards of: professional conduct, education, training and standards of proficiency, as outlined by CORU. In line with this, the MA in Advanced Social Care Pra...

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