Social Studies - Applied Social Studies - Professional Social Care

SETU - Carlow Campus


Course Name Social Studies - Applied Social Studies - Professional Social Care
Course Provider SETU - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - Wexford Campus, SETU - Wicklow Campus, SETU - South East Technological University
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major South East Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Wexford Town, Wicklow Town, Carlow Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2021.
Application Date Apply Online:
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Duration 1 Year – Part-time. 2 evenings per week 7.00 - 10.00pm with some Saturdays throughout the year (Indicative).
Course Fee €2,290 per year. (Early payment discount available).
Entry Requirements

Expand+This is a one year add on for those who already hold an NFQ Level 7 in Social Studies or Social Care.

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview...

Interview Yes
Comment Location Course Code:
Carlow Campus CW-HRASS-B
Wicklow Campus CW-HKASS-B
Wexford Campus CW-HXASS-B
Course Content

Expand+What is Applied Social Studies?
Social care professionals provide vital support, advocacy and care to some of the most vulnerable and marginalised groups in society including people with disabilities, children and families at risk, asylum seekers, ...

Subjects Taught What subjects will I study?
Mandatory Subjects
Leadership and Change Management
Ethics, Equality and Human Rights
Global Perspectives on Sociology
Contemporary Issues in Social Care
Psychology: Adjustment and Positive Change
Social Research Dissertation
Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I finish the course?
Graduates can complete postgraduate studies to Masters or Doctoral level within the social care or associated social science field or progress into probation and social work. Graduates are also eligible to apply to progress onto the Masters in Child, Youth and Family Studies or a Research Masters through SocialCORE at Institute of Technology Carlow.
Further Enquiries

Expand+Lifelong Learning Centre
Institute of Technology Carlow,
Kilkenny Road,
Tel: 059 9175280
Fax: 059 9175005

Faculty for Lifelong Learning
Wicklow County Campus
Clermont House