Social Care - Kerry Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus


Course Name Social Care - Kerry Campus
Course Provider MTU - Kerry Campus
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code TL_HSOCS_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, MTU.
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 Year Add-on
Entry Requirements

Expand+Holders of appropriate Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Care should apply to IT, Tralee.

Other Requirements
Satisfactory Garda Vetting is a mandatory part of registration for this programme. Failure to obtain satisfactory Garda Vetting will resu...

Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Application Date In March of each year, MTU welcomes applications for add-on degree and honours degree programmes, with a commencement date of the following September.

The application process is open for one month, from early March to the first week in April each year (this date changes slightly due to the Easter holidays, but it is always within the first week in April).
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Course Content

Expand+What is Social Care
Social care is a profession where people work in partnership with those who experience marginalisation or disadvantage or who have special needs. Social care practitioners may work, for example, with children and adolescents in...

Subjects Taught Semester: 7
Title Credits
Research Methods 5
Health and Social Care Policy 5
Critical Reflection on Practice 5
Collaborative Practice through the Arts 5
Social Capital and Civil Society 5
Leadership and Organisational Psychology 5

Semester: 8
Advanced Professional Skills 5
Dissertation 10
Social Care Management 5
Addiction Studies 5
Positive Ageing 5
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities
Due to the broad range of discipline areas covered on the programme there are a wide variety of career opportunities for graduates in the public and voluntary sector, in the areas of residential care, outreach, alco...

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